Accession vs. Ascension

Accession vs. Ascension — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Accession and Ascension

Accessionnoun

The attainment of a dignity or rank

the queen's accession to the throne.

Ascensionnoun

The act or process of ascending; ascent.

Accessionnoun

Something that has been acquired or added; an acquisition.

Ascensionnoun

(Astronomy) The rising of a star above the horizon.

Accessionnoun

An increase by means of something added.

Ascensionnoun

In Christianity, the bodily rising of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.

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Accessionnoun

The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth.

Ascensionnoun

A feast celebrating this event, observed on Ascension Day.

Accessionnoun

The right of a proprietor to ownership of such addition or increase.

Ascensionnoun

The act of ascending; an ascent.

The ascension of the hot-air balloon gave us a better view.

Accessionnoun

Agreement or assent.

Ascensionnoun

That which rises, as from distillation.

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Accessionnoun

Access; admittance.

Ascensionnoun

(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter

Accessionnoun

A sudden outburst.

Ascensionnoun

a movement upward;

they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Accessionverb

To record in the order of acquisition

a curator accessioning newly acquired paintings.

Ascensionnoun

(New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection

Accessionnoun

A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined

a king's accession to a confederacy

Ascensionnoun

(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon

Accessionnoun

Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without.

Ascensionnoun

the act of changing location in an upward direction

Accessionnoun

(legal) A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement (provided the thing is not changed into a different species).

Accessionnoun

(legal) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.

Accessionnoun

The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity.

Accessionnoun

(medicine) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.

Accessionnoun

Agreement.

Accessionnoun

Access; admittance.

Accessionverb

(transitive) To make a record of (additions to a collection).

Accessionnoun

a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group);

the art collectin grew through accession

Accessionnoun

(civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement

Accessionnoun

something added to what you already have;

the librarian shelved the new accessionshe was a new addition to the staff

Accessionnoun

agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly);

accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedentassenting to the Congressional determination

Accessionnoun

the right to enter

Accessionnoun

the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne);

Elizabeth's accession in 1558

Accessionverb

make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library