ascent vs assent

ascent assent

Definitions

  • 1) The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.
  • 2) typography The ascender height in a typeface.
  • 3) An increase, for example in popularity or hierarchy
  • 4) typography The ascender height in a typeface.
  • 5) An eminence, hill, or high place.
  • 6) The way or means by which one ascends.
  • 7) The act of ascending. A motion upwards.
  • 8) The act or process of rising or going upward.
  • 9) An advancement, especially in social status.
  • 10) An upward slope or incline.
  • 11) A going back in time or upward in genealogical succession.
  • 12) the act of changing location in an upward direction
  • 13) a movement upward
  • 14) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  • 15) A proceeding upward or backward in time or in logical order of succession.
  • 16) Hence A rising from a lower to a higher state, degree, or grade; advancement.
  • 17) The act of rising or ascending; upward movement: as, the ascent of vapors, or of a balloon.
  • 18) The act of climbing or traveling up; the act of advancing from a lower to a higher position; a going up, as up a mountain, river, stairway, etc.
  • 19) The angle made by an ascending line or surface with the horizontal line or plane: as, the road has an ascent of five degrees.
  • 20) An eminence; a hill or high place.
  • 21) The way by which one ascends; the means of ascending; acclivity; upward slope.
  • 22) The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.
  • 23) The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward
  • 24) An eminence, hill, or high place.
  • 25) The way or means by which one ascends.

Definitions

  • 1) agreement, act of agreeing
  • 2) Agreement; concurrence.
  • 3) Acquiescence; consent.
  • 4) The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence.
  • 5) in England, the assent of the sovereign to a bill which has passed both houses of Parliament, after which it becomes law.
  • 6) agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
  • 7) Consent; concurrence; acquiescence; agreement to a proposal: as, the bill before the house has the assent of a great majority of the members.
  • 8) Accord; agreement; approval.
  • 9) Opinion.
  • 10) The act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to the truth of a proposition proposed for acceptance.
  • 11) To agree to, give approval to.
  • 12) to agree or express agreement
  • 13) To admit a proposition as true; express an agreement of the mind to what is alleged or proposed; concur; acquiesce: with to before an object.
  • 14) To agree to; approve; determine.
  • 15) Synonyms To agree, subscribe.
  • 16) To express agreement or acceptance, as of a proposal.
  • 17) To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.

Examples

  • 1) Theirs has been no rapid ascent to stardom.
  • 2) The pair had skied to the final rock ridge and were roped together for the final ascent.
  • 3) Other triggers include making a rapid ascent to high altitude and performing hard physical exertion while there.
  • 4) His progress has not always followed a linear trajectory, with injuries and inconsistency slowing his ascent.
  • 5) It's more of an ascent than a descent.
  • 6) On the contrary, his dive computer recorded a very gradual ascent.
  • 7) It was a steep, hazardous ascent.
  • 8) What you can't dispute is the rapid ascent of the band.
  • 9) His heart pounded in his ears and he knew his breath came more quickly than could be accounted for by his rapid ascent.
  • 10) After such a rapid ascent, investors are understandably worrying about what comes next.
  • 11) It was almost sunset now, and the next morning we would begin our ascent up the mountain.
  • 12) A long ascent of the steep hill is rewarded by a rest bench overlooking an idyllic scene.
  • 13) The ascent of the world 's favourite precious metal has been one of the wonders of the past decade.
  • 14) Then there was a sudden steep ascent and I had a moment of breathlessness and feeling sick.
  • 15) A steep ascent, it is said to command fabulous views over the lake of the same name.
  • 16) They still had to climb a steep ascent that lay behind Peter's hut.
  • 17) Difficulty rating The steep ascent and rocky ground means that you will need to be sure-footed.
  • 18) In 2004 their study concluded that the risk of such damage could be increased by anything that disrupted the slow ascent of the mammals to the surface.
  • 19) The strongest will be the first to make the hazardous ascent to freedom, in case the capsule hits problems, then the weakest.
  • 20) I clawed back a little of the time on the frozen ascent and descent over the Alpine pass to Gstaad.
  • 21) Bronowski summarizes a key factor in what he calls the ascent of Man, and one thing to keep in mind here is that he's not talking about some amazing engineering triumph or complex scientific discovery - he's standing before a piece of abstract sculpture.
  • 22) Energetic and affable, Deacon helped steer Georgetown's ascent from a provincial to national university, building a cross-country network of alumni and recruitment to mirror those of the Ivy League schools.
  • 23) The ear-popping ascent from the floor of Silicon Valley winds under moss-covered trees, eventually becoming decidedly too small for two cars to pass.
  • 24) The ascent is precipitous, but the path is cut into continual and short windings, which enable you to surmount the perpendicularity of the mountain.
  • 25) The 5. 5-mile ascent from the valley up to Verbier was the first time that the Tour has visited the ski resort.
  • 26) I think the point has been well made that his ascent is exploration only in a personal sense, so there are few lessons about exploration that pertain to nationally funded space exploration.
  • 27) And here are the steps of its ascent from the mud to man: simple reflex action, compound reflex action, memory, habit, rudimentary reason, and abstract reason.
  • 28) Two hours later, from another thicket, Koolau watched a body of police trying to make the ascent from the opposite side of the valley.
  • 29) The ascent is a birdwatcher's delight, too, with chances to see as many as 60 different bird species in a single day!
  • 30) ‘It was he who first taught me that the ascent of mountains was an act of mystery, a way in to the greatest perplexities of human place in the land.’
  • 31) ‘The fact that the route over the mountain began with the ascent of the steepest face, and that this was the route of frequent steeplechases, was not coincidental.’
  • 32) ‘For people in the prime of their youth - and with perfect sight - the ascent of the mountain can be a demanding and dangerous business.’
  • 33) ‘The scenery in all directions is particularly spectacular - it is often the case that the ascent of a smaller hill gives the best views of its larger neighbours.’
  • 34) ‘It took two days and a night, and involved the ascent of two mountains and an evening descent upon a rotten glacier.’
  • 35) ‘But his latest trip had been the experience of a lifetime, he said, with highs and lows to match any Himalayan mountain ascent.’
  • 36) ‘One Scot ran past me on my ascent of the highest mountain in Britain.’
  • 37) ‘The long and easy ascent of the hill is rewarded by extensive views in all directions from the summit.’
  • 38) ‘It involves negotiating mountainous routes through snow and the ice of glaciers as well as the ascent of rock routes in a glaciated environment.’
  • 39) ‘Three of North America's best climbers spent two days making the first ascent of this same route 20 years previously.’
  • 40) ‘Despite that, the most straightforward route of ascent is on this side of the hill.’
  • 41) ‘Its ascent makes a good introduction to the hill walking game and provides a fairly stiff afternoon's walk with the reward of extensive views from the summit on a good day.’
  • 42) ‘They had left the hamlet and circled to the far side of the hill before beginning their ascent, threading their way through rocks and scrub to the wood straddling the crest.’
  • 43) ‘She couldn't help giggling as they began their ascent up a huge hill.’
  • 44) ‘Elizabeth, in her riding habit, is about to begin her ascent up the mountain.’
  • 45) ‘We'll end our journey in triumph with the ascent of Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain.’
  • 46) ‘It also includes an overnight ascent of Mount Sinai to watch the sunrise over the mountains, a breathtaking experience well worth the three-hour walk up.’
  • 47) ‘You should therefore avoid a quick ascent and take time to acclimatise to the mountains' oxygen challenged air.’
  • 48) ‘Bear right through the gate off the main path and begin the steep, steep ascent directly to the summit.’
  • 49) ‘Staying in climbing huts along the route, her group of 52 walkers began the ascent through terrain which ranged from desert to Arctic-like conditions.’
  • 50) ‘Luckily when you are on the ascent the path cleverly twists and turns over the one-step streams to make the going reasonable, avoiding the worst.’
  • 51) ‘Keep going, however, and an ascent up sloping bedrock will be found at the end on the right.’
  • 52) ‘This was a long, challenging day with groups climbing either Number 4 Gully or Ledge Route rather than the easier ascent by the tourist path.’
  • 53) ‘It's a six-hour undertaking with a 700m ascent along paths hewed into near-vertical mountainside.’
  • 54) ‘Small, pale brown leaves covered the ground, and the tortured mesquite trunks twisted and cracked on their upward ascent.’
  • 55) ‘We got to the first landing, the ascent upwards being a series of long curves and short straights, when I heard Rafferty's voice calling on us to wait up.’
  • 56) ‘Now the 27 year old from Pamplona is hitting the steepest part of the ascent, and gritting his teeth as the road ramps up.’
  • 57) ‘After the first hour or so of gentle ascent through a lava flow the climb steepens.’
  • 58) ‘In another sixty or seventy yards the tunnel would begin a final ascent to its exit on the western side of the arroyo where Axler's men would be waiting with their transport.’
  • 59) ‘The stress of the situation must have driven her to push hard in the race, as she rode strongly and powered up the final ascent to win the race.’
  • 60) ‘In July 1925 Friedmann made a record-breaking ascent in a balloon to 7400 metres to make meteorological and medical observations.’
  • 61) ‘Wind measurements were performed every 4 h by tracking the ascent of a pilot balloon by radar.’
  • 62) ‘As the balloon continued its ascent, propelled by the heat from the flames, gas tanks inside the balloon ignited and caused an explosion.’
  • 63) ‘As the balloon began its historic ascent, someone nearby questioned the usefulness of this new invention.’
  • 64) ‘A gutsy group of Ukrainians has made the world's first underground balloon ascent in a disused coal mine in Doneck.’
  • 65) ‘At the end of its ascent, the balloon bursts from the lack of air pressure in near space.’
  • 66) ‘Flames licked out of the exhaust as the plane lifted off the runway and began the ascent, and as the noise faded into the distance it seemed to get even more intense.’
  • 67) ‘In the time remaining, and amid much giggling, we inflated our balloons, ready for the ascent.’
  • 68) ‘Ariane 44L carries four large liquid strap-on boosters to augment the launcher's thrust at liftoff and during the initial ascent.’
  • 69) ‘As flight director, Mr Noble, who attended Burnley Grammar School and took up ballooning in 1974, was to mastermind the ascent and ensure the pilots return safely to earth.’
  • 70) ‘Gaston, our pilot, checks two gauges - the variometer measures the balloon's rate of ascent or descent.’
  • 71) ‘May 20, 1910, was one of a series of days on which weather observations were collected from coordinated balloon ascents all over Europe.’
  • 72) ‘Data produced by these balloon ascents result in data that is applied to the guns, improving accuracy of fire.’
  • 73) ‘For example, after the shuttle has entered orbit, the cargo bay doors open to help release much of the pent-up heat created during liftoff and ascent.’
  • 74) ‘Both heart rate and wingbeat frequency were significantly higher during ascent than later in the flight.’
  • 75) ‘An hour or two before launch the guidance software that controls the vehicle's ascent is loaded.’
  • 76) ‘It ascended slowly and without sound, maintaining constant ascent and flight path towards the center of Manhattan.’
  • 77) ‘No need for rockets, ramjets, or other propulsive technologies, and the ascent to orbit can be made in a far more benign, safe environment than within a rocket.’
  • 78) ‘The rapid ascent to high altitudes strained the silk beyond the tolerance limit.’
  • 79) ‘Whether or not he gets back in one piece depends very much on a successful take-off and ascent to a relatively calm cruising altitude of up to 45,000 ft.’
  • 80) ‘There has, however, been an unexpected twist to the tale that may serve as a warning for other successful entrepreneurs dreaming of a swift ascent to celebrity land through the magic door of television.’
  • 81) ‘Her ascent to the presidentship of the Kerala Electricity Board Employees Confederation had attracted attention not least because of the controversy it led to.’
  • 82) ‘His ascent to his current post would be because Secretary Rice has confidence is his ability and character, not because he is a stalking horse for the Democrats.’
  • 83) ‘The modern phase of Mysore began from 1800 with the ascent to the throne of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III.’
  • 84) ‘The captain's story is conspicuously smooth, a vertical ascent to stardom.’
  • 85) ‘He is black, and some people were quick to credit his ascent to affirmative action and his editors' desire for a more diverse reporting staff.’
  • 86) ‘Gone too is the sad figure of the politician who for some years has been making the arduous ascent to political mediocrity only to find that he/she has lost on the fifth, sixth or umpteenth time.’
  • 87) ‘With the advent of the electronic media, these popular forms gained new outlets and, in the case of jazz and film, began a rapid ascent to the level of genuine art.’
  • 88) ‘It signifies the ascent to power of a new kind of American, one profoundly at odds with that older type who aspired to modesty and self-restraint.’
  • 89) ‘We'll see if, like his brother, Stephen can feast on Indy League pitching before making a rapid ascent to the bigs.’
  • 90) ‘And fortunately, it is a story that grows ever less likely to be repeated with the ascent to the bench of increasing numbers of females.’
  • 91) ‘Though Arthur was initially shocked by his ascent to the presidency, he rose to the occasion.’
  • 92) ‘His progressive thinking is what has led to his quick ascent to the top of the world-renowned development studio.’
  • 93) ‘Bruno restored the balance from teetering totally towards the canvas by his ascent to a brief reign as holder of a version of the world title.’
  • 94) ‘The broad story of Capote's ascent to literary greatness and descent into decades of writer's block in that time is well known.’
  • 95) ‘Mary's ascent to the throne was clouded with the actions of the Duke of Northumberland and Lady Jane Grey.’
  • 96) ‘But their ascent to this status depended largely on the processes of industrialisation, urbanisation and commodification.’
  • 97) ‘Most people consider acne to be a consequence of being a teenager, as though it were a rite of passage marking the ascent into adulthood.’
  • 98) ‘It is little wonder, therefore, to find that there are still ‘pinch me’ moments for the rising star, given her remarkable ascent into the limelight.’

Examples

  • 1) But whether it will receive assent before the upcoming general election remains to be seen.
  • 2) The bill is still awaiting royal assent.
  • 3) So the assent theory must be wrong.
  • 4) There was a murmur of assent from all the career women present.
  • 5) It is expected to receive royal assent by the year-end.
  • 6) It has received royal assent, but cannot come into force until enabling regulations have been passed.
  • 7) Perhaps that's why she has refused to give her assent to a film.
  • 8) And yet all are confined to small pockets of devotion and none is able to command the assent of the nations of the world.
  • 9) With just a few months before the bill receives royal assent, lobbying from all sides is in overdrive.
  • 10) The script's message about the importance of scientific inquiry and common decency will be enough to command assent from audiences across the spectrum.
  • 11) The Bill received Royal assent the following year.
  • 12) It was barely a year since the Bubble Act had received its royal assent.
  • 13) We give intellectual assent to it, but if we really experience his presence, then renewal will happen.
  • 14) Yet it has been clear almost since the 2010 act received royal assent that the 2020 target would not be met.
  • 15) Because royal assent for the changes was only delivered in March some companies haven't got round to doing it yet.
  • 16) ‘Both ambassadors nodded assent, as did the Council President as he looked around the room.’
  • 17) ‘Imagine your private thrill when everyone in the congregation nodded assent.’
  • 18) ‘I nodded assent, and promptly closed my eyes and began to daydream.’
  • 19) ‘Everyone nodded and murmured their assent, and then began to shout out suggestions.’
  • 20) ‘The others nodded their assent and went back to their respective homes.’
  • 21) ‘The most honourable manner of signifying their assent, is to express their applause by the sound of their arms.’
  • 22) ‘This doubt spreads to the narrator's reliance on the narratee's assent and approval.’
  • 23) ‘When it is a case of majority assent or approval, issues arise as to the effect on the minority.’
  • 24) ‘For example, the voice actors issue pre-recorded phone calls and their conversations are such that all you can do is nod or assent.’
  • 25) ‘I nodded in assent, and slowly moved forward to embrace my coach, mentor, and friend in a gesture of thanks.’
  • 26) ‘Her eyes held him steady and he breathed deeply before nodding in assent.’
  • 27) ‘He stared at me for a moment, as if searching for the proper response, and then finally nodded in assent.’
  • 28) ‘She is the sort of person who, if you called her an unregenerate hippie, might proudly nod assent.’
  • 29) ‘It is a deviation from the party line, but a murmur of assent goes up.’
  • 30) ‘There were murmurs of assent before the messenger replied.’
  • 31) ‘A few murmurs of assent ran down the table's length at that remark.’
  • 32) ‘Parental consent and child assent was received from all dyads.’
  • 33) ‘These ordinances were read out before the community at a further churchyard meeting in September and received community assent.’
  • 34) ‘They indicate those objects toward which and those areas within which every human being is entitled to act without securing further permission or assent.’
  • 35) ‘The thesis received respectful attention, but it did not win assent or committed followers.’
  • 36) ‘He has power to veto bills by withholding his assent.’
  • 37) ‘If the president withholds his assent, the bill will be killed.’
  • 38) ‘In such cases, it has the power either to assent or to withhold assent.’
  • 39) ‘Upper houses have only one hold over governments, their ability to withhold assent from government legislation.’
  • 40) ‘They give ample assurance that it would be unreasonable to withhold assent.’
  • 41) ‘Peers had attempted to extend disability rights to sufferers of depression, but backed down from a confrontation and allowed the bill to gain assent.’
  • 42) ‘Allowing time for completion of the negotiations, then assent and ratification, the first accessions are expected around 2004.’
  • 43) ‘But we say the Chief Justice was right to draw distinction between prospective assent and ratification.’
  • 44) ‘‘The present Act never received assent, but this has never been properly challenged,’ she said.’
  • 45) ‘At the moment, the treaty assumes each state will go through with its own ratification procedure either by referendum or by assent through individual parliaments.’
  • 46) ‘Later, there is a formal ceremony in Rome but his authority as Pope is present from the moment of assent.’
  • 47) ‘His professed attitude of withholding assent was adopted to avoid error and rashness of judgement.’
  • 48) ‘Because subjects who give assent have diminished capacity, permission from their proxies also should be obtained.’
  • 49) ‘It now awaits ratification and the assent by the Chancellor, as the move requires a change in the University statute.’
  • 50) ‘Since passage of a bill into law required the assent of all three institutions, compromise was essential.’
  • 51) ‘This provision requires the Council to act unanimously after receiving the opinion of the Commission and the assent of the Parliament.’
  • 52) ‘But they clung to their plan and carried on without constitutional approval and parliamentary assent.’
  • 53) ‘The others nodded in mute agreement, assenting to the terms set down by the car's owner.’
  • 54) ‘We then asked all children of consenting parents to assent to study participation.’
  • 55) ‘By convention, the monarch will not refuse her assent to a Bill passed by Parliament and she will act on the advice of her ministers.’
  • 56) ‘The Senate, on a voice vote Monday, gave its assent to the legislation three days after the House blessed it by 298-121.’
  • 57) ‘The patient may then readily assent to other requirements we both agree on.’
  • 58) ‘The theological debates of the time come alive through his bourgeois, sporting, nonintellectual hero who nonetheless is dogged in trying to find out what precisely he would be assenting to in becoming an Anglican clergyman.’
  • 59) ‘The pope cannot remit any guilt, except by declaring that it has been remitted by God and by assenting to God's remission.’
  • 60) ‘Certainly he appears to be fulfilling all the legal functions of the role adequately, such as assenting to laws and setting session times for Parliament.’
  • 61) ‘The formality of being made to click assent is significant, even if one is assenting to standard form contracts.’
  • 62) ‘I assented to them all: not one of them created the slightest intellectual difficulty, save the major premise of God's existence.’
  • 63) ‘For such an effort to have been mounted so quickly, and for the Russians to have assented to outside help so speedily, speaks volumes for all concerned.’
  • 64) ‘‘They're still our heroes,’ said one, the nods and sound-bites from those around him signalling assent to his view.’
  • 65) ‘They might even assent to the idea that more and more women want marriage and children, not the bogus liberation that the sexual revolution purveyed.’
  • 66) ‘The Executive undertakes to produce a coherent programme of government which the parliament is duty bound to scrutinise, debate and give assent to.’
  • 67) ‘Yet a vague assent to a vague assertion only yields twice as much vagueness.’
  • 68) ‘To assent to obvious lies is to co-operate with evil, and in some small way to become evil oneself.’
  • 69) ‘Should Parliament assent to the amendments, this requirement will fall away.’
  • 70) ‘Factual assent to an armed assault is one matter; ideological commitment to it another.’
  • 71) ‘They declared themselves incapable of assenting to any changes touching the Church without the authorization of the Assembly of the Clergy.’
  • 72) ‘His acceptance of them as hypotheses does not require assenting to them.’
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