in ascending order
Definition of in ascending order
: arranged in a series that begins with the least or smallest and ends with the greatest or largest. The children were lined up in ascending order of height. Test scores are listed in ascending order from lowest to highest.
Word by Word Definitions
: rising or increasing to higher levels, values, or degrees
: mounting or sloping upward
: rising upward usually from a more or less flat base or point of attachment
: to put in order : arrange
: to give an order to : command
: destine, ordain
: a group of people united in a formal way: such as
: a fraternal society
: a community under a religious rule
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