Ascent : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Verb )

We watched the mists ascending from the valley.


1. Further

2. Go forward

3. Progress

4. Proceed

Contextual Examples:

Gandhi sacrificed his life to further the cause of the humanity.

He went forward with his technique of non-violence in spite of severe criticism from many quarters.

Hard work and firm determination are the two planks to progress.

He is a clever man. He takes necessary precautions before proceeding further.


1. Bend

2. Go backward

3. Regress

4. Recede

5. Descend

Contextual Examples:

Gandhi made British Government bend at last.

Some people are criticizing the Chinese Government for its going backward from its socialistic attitude.

The stiff attitude of The President Reagan of the United States on the issue of nuclear disarmament means a regress in international relations.

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