descend

(redirected from descended into)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal.
  • all
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for descend

go down

Synonyms

be descended from

Synonyms

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

descend on something or someone

Synonyms

descend to something

Synonyms

Synonyms for descend

to move downward in response to gravity

Synonyms

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

Synonyms for descend

References in periodicals archive ?
They said their place of refuge descended into a scene of terror as people ran amok with knives and guns, used crack cocaine and hurled racial abuse.
Even as the band descended into its most brooding phase, Yorke flailed and danced like a dervish, and one had to wonder if perhaps he really was having some fun up there.
Flying formation between the ship and shore, they often climbed through clouds and then descended into the darkness below the overcast before sighting the land shown on their radar scopes.
Navy Lieutenant Donald Walsh and Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard descended into Challenger Deep in the U.