Definitions for Ascensionəˈsɛn ʃən
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Ascension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord(noun)
(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
rise, rising, ascent, ascension(noun)
a movement upward
"they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
Ascension, Ascension of Christ(noun)
(New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
rise, ascent, ascension, ascending(noun)
the act of changing location in an upward direction
The act of ascending; an ascent
He made an ascension in the balloon to get a better view.
entering heaven while still alive
specifically, the believed entry of Jesus Christ into heaven after his resurrection.
a holiday celebrating the Ascension of Jesus, 40 days after Easter.
Origin: From ascensio
the act of ascending; a rising; ascent
specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day after his resurrection. (Acts i. 9.) Also, Ascension Day
an ascending or arising, as in distillation; also that which arises, as from distillation
Origin: [F. ascension, L. ascensio, fr. ascendere. See Ascend.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
as-sen′shun, n. a rising or going up.—adjs. Ascend′ant, -ent, superior: above the horizon.—n. superiority: (astrol.) the part of the ecliptic rising above the horizon at the time of one's birth; it was supposed to have commanding influence over the person's life, hence the phrase, 'in the ascendant:' superiority or great influence: (rare) an ancestor.—n. Ascend′ency, controlling influence—also Ascend′ancy, Ascend′ance, Ascend′ence (rare).—adj. Ascen′sional, relating to ascension.—n. Ascen′sion-day, the festival held on Holy Thursday, ten days before Whitsunday, to commemorate Christ's ascension to heaven.—adj. Ascen′sive, rising: causing to rise.—n. Ascent′, act of ascending: upward movement, as of a balloon: way of ascending: degree of elevation or advancement: slope or gradient: a flight of steps.—Line of ascent, ancestry.—Right ascension (astron.), the name applied to one of the arcs which determine the position relatively to the equator of a heavenly body on the celestial sphere, the other being the declinator. [L. ascensio—ascendĕre.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a bare volcanic island in the Atlantic, rising to nearly 3000 ft., belonging to Britain, 500 m. NW. of St. Helena, and 900 m. from the coast of Africa; a coaling and victualling station for the navy.
The numerical value of Ascension in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Ascension in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It represents a great moment in American history that led to the ascension of an American president. It is a truly unique artifact.
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- ҡалҡыу, күтәрелеүBashkir
- изкачване, възход, издиганеBulgarian
- ascensióCatalan, Valencian
- stoupání, vzestupCzech
- Aufsteigen, AufstiegGerman
- nouseminen, nousuFinnish
- felszállás, felemelkedésHungarian
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