English dictionary definition of:



  • the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • a movement upward
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road)


acclivity ascending ascension climb raise rise rising upgrade

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View spelling list sc words and learn about the word ascent in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

Scrabble score for ascent

Scrabble score = 8

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