Ascendant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈsendənt|  American pronunciation of the word ascendant
Brit.  |əˈsɛnd(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word ascendant

noun

- position or state of being dominant or in control(syn: ascendent)
- someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) (syn: ancestor, antecedent, ascendent, root)

adjective

- tending or directed upward(syn: ascendent, ascensive)
- most powerful or important or influential(syn: ascendent, dominating)

Examples

Ascendant are those signs that rise from the South towards our Zenith.

that idea was in the ascendant

rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage

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