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Noun ascension has 5 senses
  1. Ascension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord - (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
    --1 is a kind of holy day of obligation
  2. rise, rising, ascent, ascension - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
    --2 is a kind of change of location, travel
    --2 has particulars:
     climb, climbing, mounting; elevation, lift, raising; heave, heaving; liftoff; rapid climb, rapid growth, zoom; takeoff; upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust; uplifting
    Derived form: verb ascend1
  3. Ascension, Ascension of Christ - (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
    --3 is a kind of miracle
  4. ascension - (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
    --4 is a kind of
    change of location, travel
    Derived form: verb ascend6
  5. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending - the act of changing location in an upward direction
    --5 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --5 has particulars:
     levitation; heave, heaving; climb, mount; soar, zoom
    Derived form: verb ascend1
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