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Definitions of ascending:

part of speech: present participle, verbal noun

Going upward, having an upward direction.

Usage examples for ascending:

  • Meanwhile the company, with one broken head and one or two pale faces, had taken refuge on the landing behind the drawing- room, the stairs ascending to which were guarded by a reserve of constables. "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman
  • It is a scale ascending from the first. "Quiet Talks about Jesus", S. D. Gordon
  • A few moments later I was ascending the long stairs, wondering why I had come on so useless an errand, trying to think up an excuse for having come at all. "The Boys' Life of Mark Twain", Albert Bigelow Paine

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