descend [dih-send] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||move down, lower a|
|Synonyms:||cascade, cataract, cave in, coast, collapse, crash, crouch, decline, deplane, detrain, dip, disembark, dismount, dive, dribble, drop, fall, fall prostrate, get down, get off, go down, gravitate, ground, incline, light, lose balance, penetrate, pitch, plop, plummet, plunge, prolapse, set, settle, sink, slant, slide, slip, slope, slough off, slump, stoop, stumble, submerge, subside, swoop, toboggan, topple, trickle, trip, tumble, weep|
|Antonyms:||ascend, go up, increase, rise|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
deciduous, declivous, decurrent, decursive, defluous, demersal, descendent, descending, downgyred, labent, nodding to its fall, stillatitious
|Concept:||[Motion downwards] Descent.|
|Category:||4. Motion with reference to direction|
descent, descension, declension, declination; fall; falling: slump; drop, plunge, plummet, cadence; subsidence, collapse, lapse; downfall, tumble, slip, tilt, trip, lurch; cropper, culbute; titubation, stumble; fate of Icarus., avalanche, debacle, landslip, landslide., declivity, dip, hill.
descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, settle; plunge, plummet, crash; decline, set, sink, droop, come down a peg; slump., dismount, alight, light, get down; swoop; stoop; fall prostrate, precipitate oneself; let fall., tumble, trip, stumble, titubate, lurch, pitch, swag, topple, topple over, tumble over, topple down, tumble down; tilt, sprawl, plump down, come down a cropper.
descending; descendent; decurrent, decursive; labent, deciduous; nodding to its fall.
the bottom fell out.
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