Definition of 'ascend'
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The centrepiece of the interior will be a grand artwork spiral staircase ascending to the top floor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was reputed to be able to end an ascending career with one raised eyebrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On ascending the ladder and crawling inside, smoke from the hearth stings the eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A number of staircases ascend from the cobbled streets onto the ramparts. Collins Traveller, Brittany (1993)But many of those eager to clamber on to or ascend the ladder are unable to proceed as a result of the continuing shortage of mortgage funds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To "ascend the hill of the Lord" and to "stand in his holy place "means to enter into his house and find acceptance. Christianity Today (2000)There was another special visitor in Dublin yesterday, one tipped to ascend to the throne of football management. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'ascend'
British English: ascend VERB
If you ascend a hill or staircase, you go up it.
He held her hand as they ascended the steps.
Definition of ascend from the Collins English Dictionary
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