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ascend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ascend

  1. to move or extend upward <the path ascended so steeply at one point that we had to scramble up on our hands and knees> Synonyms arise, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust, upturn Related Words surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tip Near Antonyms dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slide Antonyms decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge




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