Definition of Ascendence

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 Ascendence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascendence

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ascaroside
ascarosides
ascarylose
ascaunt
ascend
ascendable
ascendance
ascendances
ascendancies
ascendancy
ascendant
ascendantly
ascendants
ascended
ascendence (current term)
ascendences
ascendencies
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ascendents
ascender
ascenders
ascendest
ascendeth
ascendible
ascending
ascending(a)
ascending anterior branch

Literary usage of Ascendence

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1. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"WEST GERMANY'S ascendence When the original transatlantic bargain was struck, it was principally a deal between the United States and France. ..."

2. Transactions by American Gastroenterological Association, British Optical Association (1907)
"The vasomotor theory, the purely nervous theory, the uric acid theory, and the autointoxication theory have all had their advocates and times of ascendence. ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1885)
"At last his good nature gain'da compleat ascendence over his anger and he join'd heartily in the laugh. I will do him the justice to say that he bore it ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"It was at this time that Freemasonry rapidly gained ground among the " Bourgeoisie" and with the ascendence of the " Bourgeoisie " became a factor in the ..."

5. Memoirs of Aaron Burr: With Miscellaneous Selections from His Correspondence by Aaron Burr, Matthew Livingston Davis (1855)
"During this session the Schuyler party had the ascendence, and on all questions having a political aspect the names of Alexander Hamilton, Richard Varick, ..."

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