Pronunciation of Ascend
/ɐsˈɛnd/, /ɐsˈɛnd/, /ɐ_s_ˈɛ_n_d/
Synonyms for ascend:
clamber, conquer, bifurcate, climbing wall, winch, crest, rappel, piton, sherpa, meet up, climber, mountainboarding, crampon, branch off, base camp, rock climbing, mountaineering, canyoneering, abseil, fork, Caving, climbing, ascent, kick up, tackle, mountaineer, spelunking.
Sense 1 (noun)
ascent, climber, base camp, abseil, climbing, climbing wall, Caving, canyoneering.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
go up (verb)
Usage examples for ascend:
- There was a steep hill to go down and another to ascend. - "The Autobiography of Madame Guyon", Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon.
- I did not fear being overtaken by the Zulus; for they would ascend the steep bluff to my hut very cautiously, and would then be some time before they hit off my trail, so I had a good long start of them. - "The White Chief of the Caffres", A.W. Drayson.