descend

All Verb Noun
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  • Some are so mixed it is difficult to tell which family they descend from.
  • The coalition quickly broke down, however, and the country descended into civil war.
  • It remained in second position for three weeks, before descending from the chart.
  • He is considered to be a great political leader that has descended from King David.
  • Each of the three races had descended from the human race on Earth.
  • The magazine then ranked them in descending order by total number of points assigned.
  • He descends to Earth to bring her back to his space station.
  • The long partnership between director and studio descended into a bitter court battle.
  • When the last soul descends, the world will come to an end.
  • The time was recorded when the ball began descending, not when it reached the bottom.
  • At least half of the double community's inhabitants are descended from one or both men.
  • The opening descending bass lines of both songs are also very similar.
  • I never thought our country would descend to this level.
  • An attempt was made to descend on the side opposite to the pass.
  • They get into his air-car, and descend deep into a tunnel.
  • Television game shows descended from similar programs on radio.
  • He decides to descend into the valley to see the cause for himself.
  • The term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from African slaves.
  • These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
  • These are listed in the table below, in descending order of population.
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Meaning of descend

  • verb Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    The temperature is going down, The barometer is falling, The curtain fell on the diva, Her hand went up and then fell again