Meaning of “ascend” in the English Dictionary

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ascendverb [ I/T ]

us /əˈsend/

to move up or climb something:

[ T ] They slowly ascended the steep path up the mountain.
[ I ] A long flight of steps ascends (= leads up) to the door of the museum.

(Definition of “ascend” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)