• (v. i.) To come down to a lower, less fortunate, humbler, less virtuous, or worse, state or station; to lower or abase one`s self; as, he descended from his high estate. • (v. i.) To pass from the more general or important to the particular or less important matters to be considered. • (v. i.) To come down, as from a source, origin...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/descend/
1. To pass from a higher to a lower place; to move downwards; to come or go down in any way, as by falling, flowing, walking, etc.; to plunge; to fall; to incline downward; the opposite of ascend. 'The rain descended, and the floods came.' (Matt. Vii. 25) 'We will here descend to matters of later date.' (Fuller) ... 2. To enter mentally; to retire....Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
To go down or to fall.
Example: The scuba divers descended to a depth of 30 metres.
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De·scend' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Descended ; present participle & verbal noun Descending .] [ French descendre , Latin descendere , descensum ; de- + scandere to climb. See Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/44
De·scend' transitive verb
To go down upon or along; to pass from a higher to a lower part of; as, they descended
the river in boats; to descend
a ladder. « But never tears his cheek descended
.» Byron. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/44
In music, descend means to fall in pitch; to pass from a higher to a lower tone.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/VD.HTM
To swim each repeat in a faster time than the previous. Ex. 4 x 50 metres on a 1 minute interval. DoFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22351
- move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the wayFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=descend
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