scend

noun
\ ˈsend How to pronounce scend (audio) \

Definition of scend

1 : the lift of a wave : send
2 : the upward movement of a pitching ship

First Known Use of scend

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for scend

perhaps short for ascend

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“Scend.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scend. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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