ascend

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  • verb

Synonyms for ascend

slope upwards

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move up

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to move from a lower to a higher position

to move upward on or along

to attain a higher status, rank, or condition

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travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

go back in order of genealogical succession

become king or queen

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appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils

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go along towards (a river's) source

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slope upwards

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come up, of celestial bodies

move to a better position in life or to a better job

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References in periodicals archive ?
PERTH, Australia: The British monarch's firstborn child, whether a girl or a boy, will ascend the throne under new succession rules approved Friday by Commonwealth nations, reversing centuries of tradition.
A group of Japanese parliamentarians launched a nonpartisan league Tuesday to push to maintain Japan's traditional imperial succession rules allowing only males to ascend the throne.
1 percent of Japanese surveyed said they approved of having female monarchs and their descendants ascend the throne.
Princess Kiko's expected childbirth has exerted a major impact on the debate on revising the Imperial House Law, which allows only males who have emperors on their fathers' side to ascend the throne.
Now the government is considering changing the constitution to allow Aiko [EYE-koh], the daughter of Crown Prince Naruhito and Princess Masako, to ascend the throne after her father, who is next in line.
As he would be the fourth Richard to ascend the throne would he be known as King Richard IVF?
The stage is set for Abdullah to ascend the throne in a relatively smooth transition but his rule will differ in many ways from the reign of King Fahd (see below).
When the perfect opportunity arises to kill the present king and ascend the throne himself, Macbeth is pushed and persuaded by his wife.
Her brother, Prince Clavor, is over his head in a bargain with the Scarran Diplomat, Sastaretski Cargn, to ascend the throne in her place.
IN her long lifetime, Elsie Williams has seen 25 Prime Ministers sworn into office and five monarchs ascend the throne.
amp;nbsp;The third person role playing Fable will have gamers embarking on an epic adventure to ascend the throne.
The young rabbit is destined to ascend the throne as master of all that is sugary but EB harbours dreams of becoming a drummer in a rock band.
The film depicts the efforts of the royal house to correct a stammer in his speech when he was to ascend the throne following his brother Edward VIII's abdication in 1936.
Last November, an expert panel appointed by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi recommended changing the Imperial House Law to allow female monarchs and their descendants to reign by letting an emperor's first child ascend the throne.
Elizabeth's sister was Mary Tudor who died, enabling Elizabeth to ascend the throne.