动词过去式:ascended 过去分词:ascended 现在分词:ascending 第三人称单数:ascends 形容词:ascendable
v [I, Tn] (fml 文) go or come up (sth) 上升; 升高
*The path started to ascend more steeply at this point. 这条路从这 向上就更陡了.
* We watched the mists ascending from the valley below. 我们看着薄雾从下面的山谷中升起.
* notes ascending and descending the scale 上升及下降音阶的音符
* (fig 比喻) ascend the throne, ie become king or queen 登基（帝王即位）.
1300-1400; Language: Latin;Origin:
ascendere, from ad- 'to'
+ scandere 'to climb'
to move up through the air
≠ descend The plane ascended rapidly. [T]written
to climb something or move to a higher position
≠ descend Without a word, he began to ascend the stairs. [I]written
to lead up to a higher position
≠ descend The road ascends steeply from the harbour. [I and T]formal
to move to a more important or powerful job. The number of women decreases as you ascend the professional hierarchy.ascend the throne
to become king or queenin ascending order
if a group of things are arranged in ascending order, each thing is higher, or greater in amount, than the one before it