Meaning of ASCENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ əsent ]
An ascent is an upward journey, especially when you are walking or climbing.
In 1955 he led the first ascent of Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain.
N-COUNT : oft N of n
An ascent is an upward slope or path, especially when you are walking or climbing.
It was a tough course over a gradual ascent before the big climb of Bluebell Hill.
An ascent is an upward, vertical movement.
Burke pushed the button and the elevator began its slow ascent.
N-COUNT : usu sing , oft poss N
The ascent of a person to a more important or successful position is the process of reaching this position. ( WRITTEN )
N-SING : usu with supp
In some religions, when someone goes to heaven, you can refer to their ascent to heaven.
N-SING : N prep
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006