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Definition: To be in the ascendant
, n. [F. ascendant, L. ascendens; p. pr.
1. Ascent; height; elevation. [R.]
Sciences that were then in their highest ascendant.
2. (Astrol.) The horoscope, or that degree of the ecliptic
which rises above the horizon at the moment of one's
birth; supposed to have a commanding influence on a
person's life and fortune.
Note: Hence the phrases
To be in the ascendant
, to have commanding power or
Lord of the ascendant
, one who has possession of such power
or influence; as, to rule, for a while, lord of the
3. Superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency; as, one
man has the ascendant over another.
Chievres had acquired over the mind of the young
monarch the ascendant not only of a tutor, but of a
4. An ancestor, or one who precedes in genealogy or degrees
of kindred; a relative in the ascending line; a
progenitor; -- opposed to descendant