in the ascendant

in the ascendant rising in power or influence.
Main Entry: ascendant

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  • in the ascendant — Increasing in influence, prosperity, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑ascend * * * rising in power or influence the reformers are in the ascendant * * * in the ascendant formal : becoming more powerful : gaining more power The President s party is no… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the ascendant — rising in power or influence. → ascendant …   English new terms dictionary

  • Lord of the ascendant — Ascendant As*cend ant, n. [F. ascendant, L. ascendens; p. pr. of ascendere.] 1. Ascent; height; elevation. [R.] [1913 Webster] Sciences that were then in their highest ascendant. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astrol.) The horoscope, or that degree… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To be in the ascendant — Ascendant As*cend ant, n. [F. ascendant, L. ascendens; p. pr. of ascendere.] 1. Ascent; height; elevation. [R.] [1913 Webster] Sciences that were then in their highest ascendant. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astrol.) The horoscope, or that degree… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • be in the ascendant — formal phrase to have or gain power or influence over another person, group etc The Left is now in the ascendant. Thesaurus: to be in chargesynonym Main entry: ascendant …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in the ascendant — formal to have or gain power or influence over another person, group etc The Left is now in the ascendant …   English dictionary

  • be in the ascendant — index prevail (triumph) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • house of the ascendant — Etymology: Middle English hous of the ascendent : the first mundane house …   Useful english dictionary

  • lord of the ascendant — a planet whose house is rising in the east …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in the ascendant — Have superior influence, have commanding influence …   New dictionary of synonyms

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