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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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Follow it as it descends across the top of Clogwyn Du'r Arddu to Bwlch Cwm Brwynog.
7(e), the petitioner must show its members descend from a historical Indian tribe or tribes that combined and functioned as a single entity.
In the title poem, "Dusk Descends," the poet remembers the floods in Bangladesh, sees in a "boy's face .
4 : to come down from an earlier time <The custom descends from ancient times.
I descend from 2 Black parents, 4 Black grandparents, 8 great grandparents and 16 great-great grandparents.
In physical descents, however, the thing that descends always calls forward limitations in its origin and gives evidence of these same limitations.
This allows the probe to descend through the atmosphere slowly and start collecting data.
As the spinning probe descends, the series of images will form overlapping panoramic views that scientists can covert into stereo pictures, providing a three-dimensional perspective of Titan.
Volume 4, Darkness Descends, deals with the years 350-565 A.
An entire wall of windows in the living room descends into the basement at the touch of a button.
Go through to join the old railway line and follow it to another dismantled bridge where the path descends sharply.
Fog descends on a ridge line of trees near Triangle Lake on a recent cold and gloomy morning.
The motion of the person descending actually generates the dynamic resistance, so the faster the person descends, the greater the resistance, resulting in a safe, constant speed of descent.
Keeping the thighs taut and the knees straight after an eleve, the dancer descends from the full pointe by releasing to demi-pointe, then descending smoothly until the heels are on the floor.