ascent (Meaning)

Wordnet

ascent (n)

an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

a movement upward

the act of changing location in an upward direction

Webster

ascent ()

The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.

The way or means by which one ascends.

An eminence, hill, or high place.

The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

ascent Sentence Examples

  1. The climber's ascent up the towering mountain was both challenging and exhilarating.
  2. As the hot air balloon rose, passengers marveled at the serene ascent over the landscape below.
  3. The rocket's smooth ascent into space marked the beginning of an extraordinary journey.
  4. With each step of his ascent up the corporate ladder, he gained more responsibility and recognition.
  5. The bird's effortless ascent into the sky showcased its mastery of flight.
  6. During the hike, we paused to admire the breathtaking view of the valley during our ascent.
  7. The gradual ascent of the trail allowed hikers to acclimate to the altitude before reaching the summit.
  8. As the orchestra reached its crescendo, it felt like a musical ascent to a thrilling climax.
  9. The novel's protagonist faced numerous obstacles during her ascent from poverty to success.
  10. The balloon's steady ascent provided a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

FAQs About the word ascent

an upward slope or grade (as in a road), a movement upward, the act of changing location in an upward directionThe act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mountin

ascension,climb, rise, takeoff,rising, soar, hike, levitation, thrust, boost

dive, plunge, dip, drop, dip, drop,descent, fall, fall, dive

The climber's ascent up the towering mountain was both challenging and exhilarating.

As the hot air balloon rose, passengers marveled at the serene ascent over the landscape below.

The rocket's smooth ascent into space marked the beginning of an extraordinary journey.

With each step of his ascent up the corporate ladder, he gained more responsibility and recognition.