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English adjective: ascending

1. ascending moving or going or growing upward

SamplesThe ascending plane.
The ascending staircase.
The ascending stems of chickweed.

Similaracclivitous, ascendant, ascendent, ascensive, assurgent, assurgent, highflying, rising, scandent, up, uphill, upward

See alsoup


English noun: ascending

1. ascending (act) the act of changing location in an upward direction

Synonymsascension, ascent, rise

Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement

Narrower (hyponym)climb, heave, heaving, levitation, mount, soar, zoom

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