descend[ dih-send ]SEE DEFINITION OF descend
Synonyms for descend
- go down
- cave in
- fall prostrate
- get down
- get off
- lose balance
- slough off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESCEND
With a lowering face he watched her descend and, his hand on the newel, confronted her.
The explosion had blown in the wall and cut off the only path by which they could descend.
They could not now descend from the eminence on which they stood.
At this stage it is not necessary or desirable to descend to detail.
The mountain that is easy to descend must soon be climbed again.
Be very careful how you descend the stairs, Nandy; they are rather uneven and worn.'
I must not descend so low as that, and carry you—so dear, so generous, so good—down with me.
Whatsoever fashion is set in England, is certain to descend.
Aided by my Flicie, I dressed in haste and tried to descend, but it was impossible.
I was at last able to descend myself, and I tried to remove the snow to one side.