ascend ascend  /ə ˈsɛnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) travel up,
  2. (v) move to a better position in life or to a better job
  3. (v) slope upwards
  4. (v) become king or queen
  5. (v) go along towards (a river's) source
  6. (v) go back in order of genealogical succession
  7. (v) come up, of celestial bodies
  8. (v) appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils

Usage(s):

  1. Only those vessels prepared to receive the word will be fortunate enough to ascend when the time comes.
  2. Because Crown Princess Masako has borne only a single daughter, and because Japanese law allows only males to ascend to the Chrysanthemum Throne, Kiko's 7.
  3. She could ascend the platform now and congratulate Uday on his recovery, or she could call him on his private phone that night.

News

  1. Ascend Integrated Media Receives 2013 Best of DePere Award

    For the second consecutive year, Ascend Integrated Media has been selected for the 2013 Best of DePere Award in the multimedia category by the DePere Award Program. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10827002.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Ascend Acquisition Corp. Announces Merger with Kitara Media and New York Publishing Group

    Ascend Acquisition Corp. today announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Kitara Media, LLC and New York Publishing Group, Inc.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Huawei Ascend P6 specs leaked: 1.5GHz quad-core, 6.18mm thick, 4.7-inch 720p display

    We've seen enough images of the Huawei Ascend P6 to know that the thing exists, but the speculation on its specs hasn't been confirmed by any stretch. Smartphone rumormeister @evleaks has a few specs to throw our way: the P6 will supposedly feature a 4.7-inch 720p display, a remarkably thin 6.18mm profile, 1.5GHz quad-core (likely in-house) processor and Emotion UI (seen above). Additionally, we ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "There are more than seven million fewer Americans with jobs today than when this recession began. That's a staggering figure and one that reflects not only the depths of the hole from which we must ascend, but also a continuing human tragedy,"...
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. Ifill writes in her book that "the black political structure of the civil rights movement has cleared the way for post-racial politicians to ascend to new heights," according to FoxNews.com.
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Gwen Ifill Source: MyFox Spokane

  3. "You can tell the guy's a little bit green, obviously, playing two years at the position," Ryan said. "Again, guys can make great leaps when you take them and mold them and teach them technique. And this guy's going to ascend. He's a good...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Rob Ryan Source: Monterey County Herald

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