Ascent

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Motion upwards.
<- N
PARAG:Ascent->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ascent
ascent
ascension
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rising
rising
&c. 309
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acclivity
acclivity
hill
&c. 217
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flight of steps
flight of steps
flight of stairs
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ladder rocket
ladder rocket
lark
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sky rocket
sky rocket
sky lark
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ Alpine Club
Alpine Club
PARAG:Ascent->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ascend
ascend
rise
mount
arise
uprise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go up
go up
get up
work one's way up
start up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shoot up
shoot up
go into orbit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ aspire
aspire
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ climb
climb
clamber
ramp
scramble
escalade
surmount
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ scale
scale
scale the heights
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ go aloft
go aloft
fly aloft
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ tower
tower
soar
take off
spring up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hover
hover
spire
plane
swim
float
surge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ leap
leap
&c. 309
PARAG:Ascent->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rising
rising
&c.->V.
scandent|
buoyant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ supernatant
supernatant
superfluitant|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ excelsior
excelsior
PARAG:Ascent->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ uphill
uphill

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Ascent — As*cent [Formed like descent, as if from a F. ascente, fr. a verb ascendre, fr. L. ascendere. See {Ascend}, {Descent}.] 1. The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ascent — index headway Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 ascent …   Law dictionary

  • ascent — [n1] upward movement ascendance, ascending, ascension, clambering, climb, climbing, lift, mounting, rise, rising, scaling, spring, take off; concept 166 Ant. decline, descent, lowering ascent [n2] upward slope acclivity, grade, gradient, incline …   New thesaurus

  • ascent — [ə sent′] n. [< ASCEND, modeled on DESCENT] 1. the act of ascending, rising, or climbing 2. an advancement, as in rank, fame, etc. 3. a) a way leading up; upward slope; acclivity b) the amount of such slope …   English World dictionary

  • ascent — (n.) c.1610, action of ascending, from ASCEND (Cf. ascend) on model of descend/descent; climbing sense is from 1753 …   Etymology dictionary

  • ascent — *ascension …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ascent — ► NOUN 1) an instance of ascending. 2) a climb up a mountain. 3) an upward slope …   English terms dictionary

  • ascent — [[t]əse̱nt[/t]] ascents 1) N COUNT: oft N of n An ascent is an upward journey, especially when you are walking or climbing. In 1955 he led the first ascent of Kangchenjunga, the world s third highest mountain. Ant: descent 2) N COUNT An ascent is …   English dictionary

  • ascent — noun 1 act of climbing/moving up ADJECTIVE ▪ gradual, slow VERB + ASCENT ▪ make ▪ The climbers made their ascent of the mountain without oxygen. ▪ begin …   Collocations dictionary

  • ascent — n. 1) to make an ascent (to make the ascent of a mountain) 2) a gradual; steep ascent * * * [ə sent] steep ascent a gradual to make an ascent (to make the ascent of a mountain) …   Combinatory dictionary

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