Translation of ascend in Spanish:

ascend

Pronunciation: /əˈsend/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 [person/rocket] ascender* [formal] He ascended into heaven subió a los cielos 1.2
    (ascending present participle/participio presente)
    [slope/spiral/scale] ascendente in ascending order en orden ascendente

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] [steps] subir; [mountain] escalar, subir a to ascend the throne subir or [formal] ascender* al trono
    More example sentences
    • Upon entering and ascending the stairs, we checked our coats and stepped into what would become quite the memorable evening.
    • A few minutes (hours, millennia) later, the security guard ascended the stairs behind me.
    • At the end of the interval he ascended the stairs.
    More example sentences
    • The climbers will ascend the mountains of Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowdon in Wales as part of their trek.
    • This meant that in a 43-year period, 61 Chinese mountaineers have ascended the peak on 14 occasions.
    • However, a botanist who climbed many peaks in Colorado, Edwin James, ascended the mountain in 1820.

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