Meaning of 'ascendent'

Find the meaning of the word ‘ascendent’

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Meaning of ‘ascendent’

4 definitions found.



most powerful or important or influential

Synonyms: dominating


tending or directed upward

Synonyms: ascendant


someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

Synonyms: antecedent


position or state of being dominant or in control

Synonyms: ascendant

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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