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According to WordNet, the verb "ascend" has 8 sense(s).

202751451 go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly".

202103021 go along towards (a river's) source; "The boat ascended the Delaware".

202381571 become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death".

202037472 slope upwards; "The path ascended to the top of the hill".

201969216 travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope".

201970348 come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends".

202105657 appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house".

201969779 move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great.

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