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Definitions of ascent

  1. To admit as true; to agree to; to concur. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An eminence, hill, or high place. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An upward movement; the act of climbing; the way of reaching a height; an upward slope. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Act of ascending: way of ascending: degree of elevation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Act of ascending; acclivity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of ascending; a rising, soaring, or climbing; promotion; a way of ascending; an acclivity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The act of ascending; upward motion; the way of ascending an eminence; degree of elevation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The act of admitting, agreeing to, or approving; acquiescence; agreement; approval. Royal assent, the assent of the sovereign to Bills passed by Parliament. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Act of rising; rising of a hill. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for ascent

  1. March 13. Before the mists of morning had cleared away from the lofty hills to the north- east of our encampment I had commenced their ascent with a party of three men. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  2. He knew by the manner of John's ascent that there was something grand and glorious doing. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
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