Definition: a pathway that goes in an upward direction
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): rise, ascension
Antonym(s): descent, plunge
1. As I walked up the ascent of the steep hill, my legs began to ache.
2. A tram will carry us through the ascent that leads to the mountaintop.
3. For many the ascent to stardom begins with moving to Hollywood.