ascending

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ascending

  1. present participle of ascend

Adjective[edit]

ascending (not comparable)

  1. (of a sequence) Ordered such that each element is greater than or equal to the previous element.
    Please arrange these numbers in an ascending order.
    Antonyms: descending
  2. (computing) That causes a sequence to follow an ascending order.
    We used an ascending sort.
    Antonyms: descending

Noun[edit]

ascending (plural ascendings)

  1. An ascent.
    continual ascendings and descendings