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Ascendent Explained

Ascendent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ascendant \As*cend"ant\, Ascendent \As*cend"ent\, a.
1. Rising toward the zenith; above the horizon.

The constellation . . . about that time ascendant.

2. Rising; ascending. --Ruskin.

3. Superior; surpassing; ruling.

An ascendant spirit over him. --South.

The ascendant community obtained a surplus of
wealth. --J. S. Mill.

Without some power of persuading or confuting, of
defending himself against accusations, . . . no man
could possibly hold an ascendent position. --Grote.

ascendent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength
like that of foliage"- John Ruskin [syn: {ascendant},
2: most powerful or important or influential; "the economically
ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating
event of the war in Europe" [syn: {ascendant}, {dominating}]
n 1: position or state of being dominant or in control; "that
idea was in the ascendant" [syn: {ascendant}]
2: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote
than a grandparent) [syn: {ancestor}, {ascendant}, {antecedent},
{root}] [ant: {descendant}]

ascendent at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Upward in direction or proclivity.


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A person from whom one is descended.
    1. A position of power or control.


      * ancestor



    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » ascendre||3|p|pres|ind|lang=fr
    1. Inter: conjugation of » ascendre||3|p|pres|sub|lang=fr



    Inter: la-verb-form » ascendent
  • Inter: conjugation of » ascendo|ascendō|3|p|fut|act|ind|lang=la

  • Translation: de » ascendent
    Translation: et » ascendent
    Translation: fr » ascendent
    Translation: io » ascendent
    Translation: hu » ascendent
    Translation: mg » ascendent
    Translation: my » ascendent
    Translation: ru » ascendent
    Translation: ta » ascendent
    Translation: vi » ascendent