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Ascendant

As`cend´ant
n.1.Ascent; height; elevation.
Sciences that were then in their highest ascendant.
- Temple.
2.(Astrol.) The horoscope, or that degree of the ecliptic which rises above the horizon at the moment of one's birth; supposed to have a commanding influence on a person's life and fortune.
3.Superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency; as, one man has the ascendant over another.
4.An ancestor, or one who precedes in genealogy or degrees of kindred; a relative in the ascending line; a progenitor; - opposed to descendant.
a.1.Rising toward the zenith; above the horizon.
The constellation . . . about that time ascendant.
- Browne.
2.Rising; ascending.
3.Superior; surpassing; ruling.
An ascendant spirit over him.
- South.
The ascendant community obtained a surplus of wealth.
- J. S. Mill.
Noun1.ascendant - position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant"
Synonyms: ascendent
2.ascendant - someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Adj.1.ascendant - tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin
Synonyms: ascendent, ascensive
2.ascendant - most powerful or important or influential; "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"
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