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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. descend: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. descend: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. descend: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. descend: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. descend: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. descend: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Descend, descend: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. descend: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. descend: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. descend: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. descend: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. descend: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. descend: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. descend: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. descend: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. descend: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. descend: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  18. Descend: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. descend: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. descend: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. descend: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. descend: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. descend: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. descend: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. descend: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. descend: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. descend: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. descend: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. descend: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. descend: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descend: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. descend: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. descend: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descend: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descend: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (descend)

verb:  move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
verb:  come as if by falling
verb:  do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
verb:  come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example ("She was descended from an old Italian noble family")

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Phrases that include descend:   descend on, descend to, descend from sth, descend into the absurd, descend to someones level, more...

Words similar to descend:   come, condescend, deign, derive, descended, descendible, descending, fall, stoop, come down, drop, go down, more...

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