Definition of Ascendance

1. Noun. The state that exists when one person or group has power over another. "Her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"




Definition of Ascendance

1. Noun. ascendancy; superiority. ¹

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Definition of Ascendance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascendance

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ascaridole
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ascaroside
ascarosides
ascarylose
ascaunt
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ascendance (current term)
ascendances
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ascendantly
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Literary usage of Ascendance

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1. Adventure Guides Italian Riviera: San Remo, Portofino & Genoa by Amy Finley (2006)
"... ascendance of a Port Town Genoa is - and has been for millennia - a port town, and the nature of a port is to facilitate trade via access to both sea ..."

2. Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster, Historical and by Emma Roberts (1827)
"... Confederation—Disputes concerning Henry's Marriage—Gloucester's Indignation—ascendance of the Cardinal—Malevolence of Gloucester's Enemies—Persecution ..."

3. Memoirs of General William T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman (1889)
"He was free to express himself as being a man of '' destiny," and his " star " was in the ascendance. I am, etc., LM DAYTON, late Colonel of the Staff, ..."

4. The Motor Gasoline Industry: Past, Present & Future by Robert Schmer (2000)
"ascendance of the Automobile The establishment of the Ford Motor Company in 1903 brought about large-scale production of automobiles and created a huge new ..."

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