Etymology
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ascending (adj.)

"proceeding from a lower position to a higher," 1610s, present-participle adjective from ascend (v.).

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Definitions of ascending
1
ascending (n.)
the act of changing location in an upward direction;
Synonyms: rise / ascent / ascension
2
ascending (adj.)
moving or going or growing upward;
the ascending plane
the ascending staircase
the ascending stems of chickweed
From wordnet.princeton.edu