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ascending

uh sen ding

  • n  the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • v  travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
  • v  go back in order of genealogical succession
  • v  become king or queen
  • v  appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils
  • v  go along towards (a river's) source
  • v  slope upwards
  • v  come up, of celestial bodies
  • v  move to a better position in life or to a better job
  • a  moving or going or growing upward
    the ascending plane
    the ascending staircase
    the ascending stems of chickweed

  • At Imo's, Devlin started out as a delivery boy before slowly ascending to assistant manager, making $20,000 a year.
  • And her most lasting legacy may lie in her children Rahul and Priyanka, one of whom may well become India's Prime Minister someday, ascending to the high office that their mother .
  • Page, who as a student built an ink-jet printer out of Lego bricks, is snapping pieces together to make a kind of endlessly ascending staircase; Brin is working on a robot.
News & Articles

  • Minnesota Twins: Glen Perkins avoids another threepeat
    Twins closer Glen Perkins has worked three consecutive games just once since ascending to his current role last July.
    June 20, 2013 - Pioneer Press
  • Channing Tatum: New Baby Takes Top Billing
    Channing Tatum has a new baby that’s moved every other priority in his life down a few pegs, even filming his new movie, Jupiter Ascending. His wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, gave birth to baby girl Everly on May 30. Unfortunately for Channing, he wasn’t able to put off work on the new science fiction movie, which... Read more » Channing Tatum: New Baby Takes Top Billing is a post from: The Inquisitr
    June 20, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • The Top Jobs Young Women Just Don't Want
    While young female professionals have many career goals, ascending to the top of their company is not one of them, new research shows.
    June 18, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Philip Barlow in Washington Post
    No one can predict how much his new role will color President Monson's demeanor and direction, but ascending to this office has affected others before him,said Philip Barlow, a professor of Mormon history and culture at Utah State University.
  • Jack Del Rio in USA Today
    We think he's an ascending player,Del Rio told Jaguars.com. "We think he's stepping into the prime of his pro career. His size allows him to be firm in the pocket. He's not going to be bull-rushed back to the quarterback. He's a big body,...

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