reascend

verb
re·​as·​cend | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsend How to pronounce reascend (audio) \
reascended; reascending; reascends

Definition of reascend

1 transitive : to ascend (something) again … recross the creek, reascend the ravine and gently descend on top of the ridge.— Russell Helms
2 intransitive : 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

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Reascend.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reascending. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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