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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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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.
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.
But many of them ascended the throne at much younger ages than the present Queen, who was 25 when her father died.
Finally one wonders why a book surveying Victorian poetry begins seven years before Victoria ascended the Throne and ends eleven years before she died.
IF you were born on February 6, 1952, the day Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne, you could be eligible to attend a special garden party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate her Golden Jubilee.
Following the death of her father in 1952, she ascended the throne.
It will mark their first public tennis game since the emperor ascended the throne in 1989, according to the agency.
Louis XIII ascended the throne at the age of 9, and shortly thereafter had the construction of the magnificent main edifice begun.
The Duke served in the Royal Navy from the start of the Second World War until 1952, when the Queen ascended the throne.