from The Century Dictionary.

  • To ascend, mount, or climb again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To rise, mount, or climb again.
  • transitive verb To ascend or mount again; to reach by ascending again.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb ascend again


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  • When Cassandra stopped reading her story before the end, the audience protested and made her reascend to the podium to finish.

    Fantastic Fiction at KGB » Blog Archive » Photos from the April 15th Reading

  • Too soon, we're back on the ground, exhilarated and longing to reascend.

    Branching Out Atop the Met Museum

  • And a few weeks back in the Daily Telegraph, A.N. Wilson speculated that the primary value that will reascend is austerity.

    Melissa Biggs Bradley: Why Being Nouveau Pauvre Cheers Britain

  • I became delirious, and quitting that staircase, which methought it was impossible for me to reascend, I sprung forth into the void with an execration.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • Isbister, feeling that his unsupported talk was losing vigour, suggested that they should reascend the steep and return towards

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • He continued to listen, but the silence remaining undisturbed, he began to think he had been deceived by the singing of the wind among the leaves; and was preparing to reascend, when he perceived a faint light glimmer through the foliage from afar.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • I seemed every night to descend, not metaphorically, but literally to descend, into chasms and sunless abysses, depths below depths, from which it seemed hopeless that I could ever reascend.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • At once I suspected that some accident compelled the submarine to reascend.

    The Master of the World

  • In the same manner, having been reduced by disorder, and sunk to their utmost state of depression, unable to descend lower, they, of necessity, reascend; and thus from good they gradually decline to evil, and from evil again return to good.

    The History of Florence

  • And when later on, eager to discover a truth, we reascend from deduction to deduction, turning over our memory like a sheaf of written evidence, when we arrive at that sentence, at that gesture, which it is impossible to recall, we begin again a score of times the same process, but in vain: the road goes no farther.

    The Sweet Cheat Gone


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