Synonyms of 'ascend'
1 climbDictionary, scale, mount
I held her hand as we ascended the steps.
3 move upDictionary, rise, go up
Keep the drill centred as it ascends and descends in the hole.
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If you climb something such as a tree, mountain, or ladder, or climb up it, you move towards the top of it. If you climb down it, you move towards the bottom of it.
Climbing the first hill took half an hour.
Thesaurus for ascend from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you ascend a hill or staircase , you go up it.