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Synonyms for ascend

slope upwards

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move up

Synonyms for ascend

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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They ascended five or six more steps, and then Dantes felt that they took him, one by the head and the other by the heels, and swung him to and fro.
Seven times, as the successive monarchs of Britain ascended the throne, the trumpet peal of proclamation had been heard by those who sat in our venerable chair.
They attained the summit with some toil, but found, instead of a level, or rather undulating plain, that they were on the brink of a deep and precipitous ravine, from the bottom of which rose a second slope, similar to the one they had just ascended.
We had ascended it near the place of its termination and at its lowest point, and now saw our route to the mountains distinctly defined along its narrow crest, which was covered with a soft carpet of verdure, and was in many parts only a few feet wide.
At noon, to-day, ascended to an elevation of nearly 25,000 feet, by discharging ballast.
For fifty yards it ran almost straight into the rock, and then it ascended at an angle of forty-five.
Accompanied by 'Liza-Lu and the boy she again ascended the little lane which secluded the church from the townlet.
As I hastened above to explore the strange shaft I found that the ladder of horizontal bars mounted always as far above me as my eyes could reach, and as I ascended, the light from above grew brighter and brighter.
The various expeditions that had ascended the Nile could never manage to reach the mysterious source of that river.
A horse was heard galloping over the hard gravel of the great alley, and the sound of noisy and animated conversations ascended to the chamber in which the comte was dreaming.