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ascend

verb uk   /əˈsend/ formal us  

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 Korean 올라가다…
in Arabic يَصعَد…
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 Spanish subir, ascender, elevarse…
in Portuguese ascender, subir…
in German aufsteigen…
in Catalan pujar…
in Japanese 上がる, 登る, 昇進する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上升, 攀登, 登上…
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