Definition of Ascensive

1. Adjective. Tending or directed upward. "Rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"

Exact synonyms: Ascendant, Ascendent
Similar to: Ascending
Derivative terms: Ascend, Ascend, Ascend, Ascend, Ascend, Ascend



Definition of Ascensive

1. a. Rising; tending to rise, or causing to rise.

Definition of Ascensive

1. Adjective. Rising; tending to rise, or causing to rise. ¹

2. Adjective. (grammar) Augmentative; intensive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ascensive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascensive

ascending parietal convolution
ascending parietal gyrus
ascending part of aorta
ascending part of duodenum
ascending pharyngeal artery
ascending pharyngeal plexus
ascending posterior branch
ascending process
ascending pyelonephritis
ascending tick paralysis
ascendingly
ascends
ascension
ascensional
ascensions
ascensive (current term)
ascensus
ascent
ascents
ascerbate
ascerbated
ascerbates
ascerbating
ascertain
ascertainable
ascertainableness
ascertainably
ascertained
ascertainer
ascertainers

Literary usage of Ascensive

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1. Scientific Sophisms: A Review of Current Theories Concerning Atoms, Apes by Samuel Wainwright (1883)
"In this theory of ascensive Development " the steps " are every thing. But where are they ? Their discovery is hopeless, their demonstration is impossible ..."

2. Hawaii and Its Volcanoes by Charles Henry Hitchcock (1911)
"(For convenience the figures showing the variations in the altitude of the ascensive column are calculated as below this datum, with the minus sign. ..."

3. Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons by Maria Edgeworth (1825)
"... the ascensive power; and you see, Harry," continued Sir Rupert, " how necessary it was for this great inventor to know how to calculate with exactness, ..."

4. Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons by Maria Edgeworth (1827)
"... The difference between these weights is called the ascensive power; and you see, Harry," continued Sir Rupert, " how necessary it was for ..."

5. A Concise Analytical and Logical Development of the Atmospheric System: And by Thomas Belden Butler (1870)
"It has little ascensive force or velocity. A moderate breeze will turn it almost at right angles. The smoke of the most extensive conflagrations which occur ..."

6. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"The great example of ascensive action is the movement of fluid rock from the interior outwards. The term vulcanism will be used to embrace not only volcanic ..."

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