toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

ascend
used in Middlemarch

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to move or slope upward — sometimes figuratively as when climbing the corporate ladder
  • Travellers did not often carry full information on Christian art either in their heads or their pockets; and even the most brilliant English critic of the day mistook the flower-flushed tomb of the ascended Virgin for an ornamental vase due to the painter's fancy.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (64% in)

There are no more uses of "ascend" in Middlemarch.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®