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ascension

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noun as·cen·sion \ə-ˈsen(t)-shən\

Simple Definition of ascension

  • : the act of rising or ascending; especially : the act of moving to a higher or more powerful position

  • the Ascension : the Christian holiday that celebrates Jesus Christ's journey to heaven after his death

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ascension

  1. :  the act or process of ascending

Examples of ascension in a sentence

  1. The play tells of his ascension to the presidency.

  2. the ascension of women in society



Origin of ascension

Middle English, from Latin ascension-, ascensio, from ascendere


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ascension


Ascension

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geographical name As·cen·sion \ə-ˈsen(t)-shən\

Definition of Ascension

  1. island in S. Atlantic belonging to British colony of St. Helena area 34 square miles (88 square kilometers), pop 1400





ASCENSION Defined for Kids

ascension

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noun as·cen·sion \ə-ˈsen-shən\

Definition of ascension for Students

  1. :  the act or process of moving or rising up especially to a higher or more powerful position <ascension to the throne>





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