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Synonyms for descend

go down

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be descended from

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  • originate from
  • derive from
  • spring from
  • proceed from
  • issue from
  • be a descendant of

descend on something or someone

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descend to something

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Synonyms for descend

to move downward in response to gravity

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to slope downward

to have hereditary derivation

to bring oneself down to a lower level of behavior

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

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HUNDREDS of tartan clad Bay City Rollers fans are to descend upon the streets of Scotland's capital to celebrate the band more than 20 years after they split.
A new revolution in mobile computing is soon to descend upon Europe with breath net announcing that it is partnering with Autonomy to create a system of 'personalised information hubs' for mobile workers.
In Donegal however, Cup fever has swept the county with thousands of locals expected to descend upon the capital for their big day.
After a feverish scramble toward the goal, the pack will usually descend upon the net and often boot the ball into the goalkeeper's face - leaving an impression of the logo on it.
Quite visibly, this was one of the least comfortable seasons ever to descend upon San Francisco Ballet.
However, record numbers of attendees descend upon more costly cities like New York and Washington to sample their cultural attractions, entertainment possibilities and myriad of activities, fine restaurants and modes of local transportation.
BandTel and their innovative Virtual Central Office are a standout indication of why so many service providers, enterprise buyers, developers, and resellers descend upon INTERNET TELEPHONY([R]) Conference & Expo twice a year," said TMC President and Conference Chairman, Rich Tehrani.
More than 100 stall holders and food-lovers from across the region are expected to descend upon Bishop Auckland for the 2010 Food Festival being held on April 16 from 10am till 4pm.
And more than 20,000 spectators will descend upon the idyllic Highland setting to take part.
On the day when hundreds of reporters descend upon the Super Bowl players looking for color and quips, for perhaps the first time in his life in front of the media, Freddie Mitchell was out of position.
Budding young artists will descend upon the Baltic for a Big Draw event.
HUNDREDS of music lovers are expected to descend upon Warwick today as the annual folk festival gets under way.
THE Liverpool Cotton Association yesterday held its annual dinner at St George's Hall, the culmination of a two-day programme of events which saw around 700 guests from the cotton industry descend upon the city.
Just seven months before gay and lesbian marchers are scheduled to descend upon the nation's capital, organizers of the Millennium March on Washington for Equality have demoted the leader who originated the idea for the event, causing speculation that the oft-criticized march is in trouble.
Cognac's single movie theater takes on the character of a Hollywood premiere as the town's enthusiastic fans descend upon it, hoping to catch a glimpse of a celebrity attendee.