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  1. ascend

    • IPA[əˈsɛnd]


    • v.
      go up or climb;climb to the summit of (a mountain or hill)
    • verb: ascend, 3rd person present: ascends, gerund or present participle: ascending, past tense: ascended, past participle: ascended

    • 釋義
    • 片語


    • 1. go up or climb she ascended the stairs we had ascended 3,000 ft
    • climb to the summit of (a mountain or hill) the first traveller to ascend the mountain
    • (of a fish or boat) move upstream along (a river) salmon ascend rivers from the sea to spawn
    • 2. rise or move up through the air the lift ascended from his sight
    • (of a road or flight of steps) slope or lead up the road ascends to the loch
    • move up to a higher social or professional rank some executives ascend to top-level positions
    • (of a spiritual being or soul) go to heaven the Prophet ascended to heaven
    • (of a voice or sound) rise in pitch Carolyn's voice had ascended into high-pitched giggles