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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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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. They said that some demonstrations were also held in Morocco in February, but protestors demanded a new constitution and more social rights," he said.
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.
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.
The first journalist to interview King Abdullah when he ascended the throne, Habib also broke the story that it would be Abdullah, King Hussein's son, who would succeed him, and not the designated Crown Prince Hassan, Hussein's brother.
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.
Birendra's younger brother Gyanendra ascended the throne after the massacre.
Which nationality was William III, who ascended the throne alongside his wife Mary following the Glorious Revolution of 1688?
Many Protestant reformers who had been working in England fled to Zurich when Mary ascended the throne, then returned to England when Elizabeth I came to power.
Alfred's proudest title may well have been "Leader of the Christians." By the time he ascended the throne, his own people, Angles, Saxons and Jutes, had for the most part left behind their beliefs in heathen gods, but he worked for, and to some extent achieved Christian conversion of the Danes.
But most of these reigning empresses ascended the throne to deal with emergency situations, such as when a crown prince was too young to reign or was forced to postpone enthronement for political reasons.
June marks 50 years since the Queen ascended the throne after the death of her father, King George V1.