Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ascension

5 senses of ascension

Sense 1
Ascension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord -- ((Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter)
       => holy day of obligation -- (a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion)

Sense 2
rise, rising, ascent, ascension -- (a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")
       => change of location, travel -- (a movement through space that changes the location of something)

Sense 3
Ascension, Ascension of Christ -- ((New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection)
       INSTANCE OF=> miracle -- (a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent)

Sense 4
ascension -- ((astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon)
       => change of location, travel -- (a movement through space that changes the location of something)

Sense 5
rise, ascent, ascension, ascending -- (the act of changing location in an upward direction)
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

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