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

Translation of ascend in Spanish:

intransitive verb

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

transitive verb

  • [formal]
    (steps)
    subir
    (mountain)
    escalar
    subir a
    to ascend the throne
    subir or [formal] ascender al trono
    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.
    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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