in ascending order

idiom

: 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.

Examples of in ascending order in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a precision to the gym that’s soothing to a lot of us: dumbbells neatly arranged left to right in ascending order, weight plates placed vertically from lightest on top to heaviest on the bottom. Christa Sgobba, SELF, 2 Jan. 2024 This year’s lottery draft will be held at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago and will feature NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum revealing when each team will pick in ascending order. Austin Knoblauch, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2023 Trim levels, in ascending order, are EX, $37,600; SX, $41,200; and SX Prestige, $46,100. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 17 Apr. 2021 So here in ascending order is my baker’s dozen of Greatest Values for 2022, with A by Acacia in the unlucky 13 position. Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 22 Dec. 2022 These foundations start with an ace and go in ascending order by suit. Veronica Bravo, USA TODAY, 18 Dec. 2022 To do that, South Korea will have to outsell – in ascending order – the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany and finally China, which held 4.6% of the export market in the 2017-2021 period, according to the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Gawon Bae, CNN, 25 Nov. 2022 Lucy biopic Being the Ricardos, which are listed in ascending order of mystery. Nate Jones, Vulture, 9 Oct. 2021 Play cards from your hand to the table in ascending order (one card on the first round, two cards in the second and so on). NBC News, 19 June 2020

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“In ascending order.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20ascending%20order. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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