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What does "Ascent" mean?

Definition

An eminence, hill, or high place The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees The way or means by which one ascends


Synonyms rise, raise, upgrade, ascension, climb, rising, ascending, acclivity


Word Family ascents