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ascend

verb uk   us   /əˈsend/ formal

ascend verb (GO UP)

[I or T] to move up or climb something: They slowly ascended the steep path up the mountain. There's a long flight of steps ascending (= leading up) to the cathedral doors.

ascend verb (HIGHER POSITION)

[I] to rise to a position of higher rank: He eventually ascended to the position of chief executive.
Translations of “ascend”
in Arabic يَصعَد…
in Korean 올라가다…
in Malaysian naik…
in French s’élever…
in Turkish yükselmek, yukarı çıkmak, tırmanmak…
in Italian ascendere, salire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 上升, 攀登, 登上…
in Russian восходить…
in Polish wznosić (się)…
in Vietnamese đi lên, bốc lên…
in Spanish subir, ascender, elevarse…
in Portuguese ascender, subir…
in Thai ปีน, ขึ้น…
in German aufsteigen…
in Catalan pujar…
in Japanese 上がる, 登る, 昇進する…
in Indonesian naik, mendaki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上升, 攀登, 登上…
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