Associations to the word «Ascension»


ASCENSION, noun. The act of ascending; an ascent.
ASCENSION, noun. That which rises, as from distillation.
ASCENSION, proper noun. (religion) entering heaven while still alive
ASCENSION, proper noun. (Christianity) specifically, the believed entry of Jesus Christ into heaven after his resurrection.
ASCENSION, proper noun. (Christianity) a holiday celebrating the Ascension of Jesus, 40 days after Easter.
ASCENSION DAY, proper noun. The fortieth day of Easter, that is the Thursday 39 days after Easter.
ASCENSION ISLAND, proper noun. An island in the South Atlantic that is a British dependency of Saint Helena.
ASCENSION ISLANDER, noun. A person from Ascension Island.
ASCENSION SUNDAY, proper noun. The Sunday after Ascension Day.

Dictionary definition

ASCENSION, noun. (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter.
ASCENSION, noun. A movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon".
ASCENSION, noun. (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.
ASCENSION, noun. (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon.
ASCENSION, noun. The act of changing location in an upward direction.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.