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〔 dIˋsєnd 〕


〔 diˊsend 〕

Overview of verb descend

The verb descend has 4 senses

  • descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

  • derive, come, descend -- (come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins")

  • condescend, deign, descend -- (do something that one considers to be below one's dignity)

  • fall, descend, settle -- (come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell")