descend


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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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In the prayer for the first day of Rajab, (10) God is described as the Limiter--the Setter of the limits of all things (ddu kulli madd), meaning that it is God who reveals and causes all things to descend in particular measures and limits and the decree of all things is in His command.
But this fiction evaporates as machete-bearing mobs descend on his Tutsi neighbors and relatives, and polite European society and U.
Continue ahead and cross the next field then descend over a footbridge before ascending up towards the trees of Stoke Wood.
Meanwhile, the other two Hornets had good radar pictures and began to descend.
This allows the probe to descend through the atmosphere slowly and start collecting data.
As we climb over or descend into impossible obstacles, the Range Rover cheerfully takes charge.
It's too easy to descend into pointless lobbing of ancient shibboleths: "Marketers are polluting the Holy Graft of Education," or "Faculty members are inbred, move too slowly and resist change.
If this fails, Bolivia could suffer a crushing collapse of its fledgling democracy and descend into chaos.
For squats, slowly descend to parallel, come up a quarter way 7 times; ascend to upright position and immediately lower a quarter way 7 times; then, immediately descend to parallel and do full squats 7 times (7 x 3 = 21, that is the 21s style).
The sky was covered with clouds, but at least you could do high work or descend below the ceiling and do landing-pattern work.
A Pandora's box may have been opened recently when Napster founder Shawn Fanning called on "free" music fans to descend on our nation's capital and catch the attention of legislators holding hearings on online copyright issues.
The latter, which descend from Lucian, do not pretend to be recording a conversation which has really taken place but present themselves as a production of fantasy in which the play of ideas between the interlocutors is more significant than their historical verisimilitude.
At the second site, one used the ramp or steps to descend to a department store on a lower level; the entrances at both the top and bottom were located differently and the proximity of other stores also differed.
Mr Lloyd said: "A team was deployed to approach them from above, descend to them, then walk them to safety.
Cabin crew smashed their heads on the ceiling and passengers were terrified as the emergency avoidance system gave the command "descend, descend, descend".