Adjective "Ascendant" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Ascendant


    Definition:

    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.

    Examples:

    "factions can be ascendant."

    "takes can be ascendant."

    "stars can be ascendant."

    "rhetorics can be ascendant."

    "profits can be ascendant."

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