Share this entry

ascend
British English: /əˈsɛnd/
American English: /əˈsɛnd/

Translation of ascend in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (go up)
    hinaufgehen od. -steigen
    (climb up) hinaufklettern
    (by vehicle) hinauffahren
    (come up) heraufkommen
    the lift ascended
    der Aufzug fuhr nach oben
    Christ ascended into heaven
    Christus fuhr auf gen Himmel [formal]
    ascend in the lift
    mit dem Aufzug hinauffahren
  • 3
    (slope upwards) (Hügel, Straße)
    ansteigen
    the stairs ascend very steeply
    die Treppe ist sehr steil
  • 5
    (in pitch) höher werden

transitive verb

  • 2 (come up)we saw a fireman ascending the ladder towards us
    wir sahen einen Feuerwehrmann die Leiter heraufsteigen
  • 4ascend the throne
    den Thron besteigen

Definition of ascend in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: