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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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Tutankhamun was nine when he ascended the throne and Sultan Hassan was 13.
The present Nawab of Balasinor ascended the throne when he was only nine months.
Akihito, who ascended the throne in 1989 after the death of his father, Hirohito, was hospitalized in November for more than two weeks because of persistent fever and a severe case of bronchitis.
WHEN the Queen ascended the throne 60 years ago, I spent a boiling hot day at attention on the parade ground.
The Queen was only 25 when she ascended the throne, yet from the start, she embraced her new role with all the dedication and self-discipline that have been the hallmarks of her reign.
1727: King George II ascended the throne on the death of his father, George I.
Sihamoni,57, who ascended the throne in 2004 on the abdication of his father King Norodom Sihanouk, last visited China in 2010 for the World Expo in Shanghai.
They told me that they King Mohammed VI had made many efforts to improve Moroccan people's living standards since he ascended the throne.
Under the rule of HM King Mohammed VI, who ascended the throne in 1999, Morocco expanded political freedoms and examined the allegations of the past human rights abuses, Los Angeles Times underlined in an article on February 20 protests.
A similar decision was taken by her when, as Princess Elizabeth, she had an experienced general join her fledgling office before she ascended the throne.
The King, since he ascended the Throne a decade ago, underlined the importance of building a modern Jordan based on equality and the sovereignty of law in a bid to raise the living standards of Jordanians and to achieve the desired economic development
Sultan, whose official age is 79 but who is thought to be much older, has been crown prince of the Gulf's biggest economy and the world's leading oil supplier since his half-brother Abdullah, 86, ascended the throne in August 2005.
According to a legend, 3000 years ago Shah Jamshed of the Peshadian dynasty ascended the throne on "Navroz" - 'nav' meaning new and roze' meaning day.
Gyanendra ascended the throne in June 2001 after a bizarre shooting incident in the royal palace left his elder brother King Birendra's entire family dead.
Ying Zheng, the First Emperor of China, ascended the throne of a small State called Qin in 246 BCE at the age of 13.