What does ascending mean?

Definitions for ascendingəˈsɛn dɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ascending.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending(adj)

    the act of changing location in an upward direction

  2. ascending(a)(adj)

    moving or going or growing upward

    "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ascending

    of Ascend

  2. Ascending(adj)

    rising; moving upward; as, an ascending kite


  1. Ascending

    Ascending is a science fiction novel by the Canadian writer James Alan Gardner, published in 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. It is the fifth novel in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series. It is a direct sequel to the first novel in the series, Expendable, in that it picks up the dual story of Festina Ramos, Explorer turned admiral, and the transparent glass woman Oar, where the earlier novel left off.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ascending in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ascending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joanne Field:

    The growth of understanding follows an ascending spiral rather than a straight line.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Search for the secret stairs of the wise men; when you find them, lose no time to start ascending!

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Spring is the ultimate genius of the existence and the utter ladder of the lovers ascending to the infinity.

  4. Saskya Pandita:

    By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.

  5. Bill McDermott:

    We bought always assets that are best-in-class, which are ascending in value, we have never bought something that was impaired and in decline.

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