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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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It was assumed by some free market enthusiasts that there would be a mad rush last year to purchase the cheapest power possible when power marketers descended upon the state to entice residents to switch electric companies.
Furthermore, decades before the northern tribes descended upon Rome, the church itself had burned all the critiques of Christianity written by prominent non-Christian scholars, such as Porphyry and Celsus.
Broadcaster lobbyists heard about Sol's efforts and descended upon the commission at warp speed.
Underscoring the equilibrium that has descended upon the industry, only three of the 10 property types surveyed can expect to see faster gains in performance through mid-1998 than they experienced in the previous 12 months.
Earlier this year, a busload of members from the three Decatur unions descended upon an AFL-CIO executive meeting, uninvited, to call attention to their situation and demand that the top union leaders see Decatur for themselves.
Tama Starr, president of a small New York service company, wrote in a trade magazine that government regulators descended upon him for firing an employee who had been "late or absent 70 out of 249 consecutive workdays.
Competing against other KPMG teams across the UK, the squad from the Cardiff office on Britannia Quay descended upon the Barnardo's store on Albany Road for a whole day's trading.
NEARLY 4,000 music fans descended upon Custom House Square in Belfast last night to see 2manydjs and Boys Noize headline the second night of Belsonic09.
Summary: Loud cheering and whistling echoed in the air as over hundred of eager fans stood outside the movie theatre on Thursday to catch a glimpse of the Bollywood glitterati that had descended upon New Delhi for the premiere of Delhi 6.
Chelsea Gennard, from Halesowen, was among hundreds of excited children who descended upon the Brierley Hill shopping centre, eager to meet the cuddly duo.
More than 100,000 balloons descended upon the stadium, bushels of confetti were released and a concert that went on for almost 45 minutes rocked the stadium.
But when he made same pairs with 'Celtic' on the lense, the wrath of Parkhead's brand protection people descended upon him.
Three years ago, controversy descended upon Bakersfield, California's Rio Bravo-Greeley Union School when 15 students were removed, at parental request, from an eighth grade science class taught by homosexual activist James Merrick.
Alfred Tomatis was called to investigate a strange malaise that had descended upon a Benedictine monastery in the south of France.