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

Meaning of "ascending" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASCENDING

ascending  [əˈsɛndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASCENDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ascending is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ASCENDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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.

Definition of ascending in the English dictionary

The definition of ascending in the dictionary is moving upwards; rising. Other definition of ascending is sloping or curving upwards.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASCENDING


condescending
ˌkɒndɪˈsɛndɪŋ
contending
kənˈtɛndɪŋ
defending
dɪˈfɛndɪŋ
descending
dɪˈsɛndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
goaltending
ˈɡəʊlˌtɛndɪŋ
high-spending
ˌhaɪˈspɛndɪŋ
impending
ɪmˈpɛndɪŋ
lending
ˈlɛndɪŋ
mending
ˈmɛndɪŋ
moneylending
ˈmʌnɪlɛndɪŋ
offending
əˈfɛndɪŋ
parascending
ˈpærəˌsɛndɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
unattending
ˌʌnəˈtɛndɪŋ
unbending
ʌnˈbɛndɪŋ
uncomprehending
ˌʌnkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋ
unending
ʌnˈɛndɪŋ
unoffending
ˌʌnəˈfɛndɪŋ
unpretending
ˌʌnprɪˈtɛndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASCENDING

ascend
ascend the throne
ascendable
ascendance
ascendancy
ascendant
ascendantly
ascendence
ascendency
ascendent
ascender
ascendeur
ascendible
ascending scale
ascension
Ascension Day
Ascension Island
ascensional
ascensionist

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASCENDING

according
binding
bonding
branding
corresponding
demanding
expanding
finding
founding
funding
grinding
landing
outstanding
pounding
sounding
spending
standing
surrounding
understanding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of ascending in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ASCENDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «ascending» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of ascending
climb · come up · go up · mount · rise · scale · soar · take off · tower

Translation of «ascending» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASCENDING

Find out the translation of ascending to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ascending from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ascending» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

升 > 的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ascendente
570 millions of speakers

English

ascending
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आरोही
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصاعدي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

возрастанию
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ascendente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঊর্ধ্বগামী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

croissant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

menaik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aufsteigend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上昇的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오름차순의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tăng dần
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏறுவரிசையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चढत्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yükselen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crescente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rosnąco
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зростанню
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascendentă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ταξινόμηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stygende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Stigande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stigende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ascending

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASCENDING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ascending

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5 QUOTES WITH «ASCENDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ascending.
1
Nicholas Culpeper
Let your Medicine be something of the Nature of the Sign ascending.
2
Jonathan Edwards
The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
3
Edward Gorey
I just kind of conjured them up out of my subconscious and put them in order of ascending peculiarity.
4
Florentijn Hofman
The slugs are ascending this steep city staircase that leads up to a huge Catholic church, essentially signifying their slow crawl towards death. The work reminds us of religion, mortality, natural decay, and the slow suffocation of commercialized societies.
5
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.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASCENDING»

Discover the use of ascending in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ascending and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution
Drawing on a treasure trove of new scientific knowledge, Nick Lane expertly reconstructs evolution’s history by describing its ten greatest inventions—from sex and warmth to death—resulting in a stunning account of nature’s ...
Nick Lane, 2010
2
Lithuania Ascending
This book, first published in 1994, studies the rise of a pagan state in late medieval Christendom against a background of crises in Europe.
S. C. Rowell, 2014
3
The Fire Ascending
Bridging the magic of the first five books with the world and characters introduced in FIRE WORLD, this fiery and action-packed final installment of the Last Dragon Chronicles will have readers racing to the exciting conclusion.
Chris d'Lacey, 2012
4
Eros Ascending: The Life-Transforming Power of Sacred Sexuality
Not just for couples, the book is equally useful for single people who want to understand the methods for “learning to love yourself ” in preparation for a fulfilling, long-term relationship.
John Maxwell Taylor, 2011
5
Ascending
In the 25th century, under the leadership of the League of Peoples, war and crime are a thing of the past and life is held sacred.
James Alan Gardner, 2014
6
Ascending Jacob's Ladder: Jewish Views of Angels, Demons, ...
" "Featuring passages and quotations from the Torah, Talmud, chasidic and kabbalistic wisdom, and other sources, this unique volume explores the purpose and characteristics of angels as they appear in Jewish tradition.
Ronald H. Isaacs, 1998
7
Ailey Ascending: A Portrait in Motion
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this dazzling book includes both original black and white and full-color photographs by Andrew Eccles.
‎2008
8
Lucifer Ascending: The Occult in Folklore and Popular Culture
This controversy, says Bill Ellis, is only the most recent cases of organized religion's concern that the occult may be corrupting our youth.
Bill Ellis, 2004
9
Narcissus Ascending: A Novel
Four friends--Becky, Hugh, Dahlia, and Max--who have created their own dysfunctional surrogate family are united by their mutual disastrous relationship with Callie, a crisis-prone, manipulative, dynamic creature whose friendship has hurt ...
Karen McKinnon, 2003
10
Essential Skills in Maths
POSITIVE. AND. NEGATIVE. NUMBERS. Exercise. tA. Rewrite the numbers in the order stated. 1 0, -A, -9, 9, -6, 5, 7; ascending 3 -5, -1, 7, 3, -8, 4, -7; descending 5 1 0, -2, -9, 6, -A, 0, 9; ascending 7 -A, 6, 8, -1 , -9, 5, 9; ascending 9 6, 0, 5, -9, ...
Graham Newman, Ron Bull, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASCENDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ascending is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins 'an ascending player'
“A young player, an ascending player in the National Football League because of his skillset,” Bowen said of Collins. “Very versatile athlete. «247Sports, Jul 15»
2
Win Jupiter Ascending merchandise – available on Blu-Ray 3D, Blu …
To celebrate the release of the stunning space epic Jupiter Ascending on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, we're giving you the amazing chance to ... «DIY Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Ebay Shares Trading in Ascending Channel
Ebay shares are still on an uptrend, with price moving inside an ascending channel on the 4-hour time frame. The stock just came off a test of ... «ForexMinute.com, Jul 15»
4
Vitae Pharma begins phase 1 single ascending dose study of VTP …
Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has begun a phase 1 single ascending dose clinical trial of VTP-43742, ... «pharmabiz.com, Jul 15»
5
New Rs.100 notes to carry ascending numbers
The numerals, henceforth, in both the number panels of these new currency notes will be in ascending size from left to right. However, the prefix ... «indiatvnews.com, Jun 15»
6
Focus & Jupiter Ascending – Now At Redbox
This week's Redbox releases include Focus, Jupiter Ascending, Last ... Jupiter Ascending is the 2015 sci-fi action adventure flick about an ... «News For Shoppers, Jun 15»
7
DVD of the Week – Jupiter Ascending
The second featurette is Jupiter Ascending: Genetically Spliced (10:25) which gives a sneak peek into how the various characters were ... «Bollywood Life, Jun 15»
8
DVD Review: 'Jupiter Ascending'
Both of the following are true: Jupiter Ascending (2015) is a giddy, sweeping adventure filled with interesting characters and stunning visuals; Jupiter Ascending ... «CineVue, Jun 15»
9
Relmada Therapeutics Inc (OTCMKTS:RLMD) Provides Information …
Relmada Therapeutics Inc (OTCMKTS:RLMD) disclosed that Phase 1 “single ascending dose” study with d-Methadone has ended. It can be ... «Journal Transcript, Jun 15»
10
Vitae Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of a Phase 1 Single …
This single ascending dose trial will assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of VTP-43742 in healthy human ... «PharmiWeb.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ascending [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ascending>. Jun 2021 ».
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