ascendible
adjective see ascend

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ascendible — As*cend i*ble, a. [L. ascendibilis.] Capable of being ascended; climbable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ascendible — adjective capable of being ascended • Syn: ↑ascendable, ↑climbable • Similar to: ↑scalable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ascend (for: ↑ascendable) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ascendible — See ascendable. * * * …   Universalium

  • ascendible — adj. capable of being climbed or scaled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ascend — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin ascendere, from ad + scandere to climb more at scan Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to move upward < the balloon ascended > b. to slope upward …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ascend — ascendable, ascendible, adj. /euh send /, v.i. 1. to move, climb, or go upward; mount; rise: The airplane ascended into the clouds. 2. to slant upward. 3. to rise to a higher point, rank, or degree; proceed from an inferior to a superior degree… …   Universalium

  • ascend — /əˈsɛnd / (say uh send) verb (i) 1. to climb or go upwards; mount; rise. 2. to rise to a higher point or degree; proceed from an inferior to a superior degree or level. 3. to go towards the source or beginning; go back in time. 4. Music to rise… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ascend — [ə send′] vi. [ME ascenden < OFr ascendre < L ascendere < ad , to + scandere, to climb] 1. to go up; move upward; rise 2. to proceed from a lower to a higher level or degree, as in rank, pitch, etc. 3. to slope or lead upward 4. to go… …   English World dictionary

  • ascendable — adjective capable of being ascended • Syn: ↑ascendible, ↑climbable • Similar to: ↑scalable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ascend …   Useful english dictionary

  • climbable — adjective 1. capable of being ascended • Syn: ↑ascendable, ↑ascendible • Similar to: ↑scalable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ascend (for: ↑ascendable …   Useful english dictionary

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