reascend

verb re·as·cend \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsend \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reascend

reascended; reascending; reascends
transitive + intransitive
1 T : to ascend (something) again
  • … recross the creek, reascend the ravine and gently descend on top of the ridge.
  • —Russell Helms
2 I : to go up or rise from a lower level again
  • … it was most heartening to see Eddie Van Halen reascend to the throne of guitar god.
  • —Dave Gil de Rubio
  • And they noticed that the darkest day in December is exactly when the sun begins to reascend.
  • —Dana Wilde

First Known Use of reascend

circa 1615

in the meaning defined above

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