1. a position of dominance or controlling influence: possession of power, superiority, or preeminence: With his rivals in the ascendant, he soon lost his position.
2. an ancestor; forebear.
3. Astrology. the point of the ecliptic or the sign and degree of the zodiac rising above the eastern horizon at the time of a birth or event: the cusp of the first house. adjective
4. ascending; rising.
5. superior; predominant.
6. Botany. directed or curved upward.
"factions can be ascendant."
"takes can be ascendant."
"stars can be ascendant."
"rhetorics can be ascendant."
"profits can be ascendant."
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