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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. descent: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. descent: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. descent: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. descent: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. descent: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. descent: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Descent, descent: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. descent: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. descent: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. descent: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. descent: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. descent: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. descent: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. descent: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. descent: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Descent (aeronautics), Descent (aircraft), Descent (category theory), Descent (computer game), Descent (disambiguation), Descent (game), Descent (magazine), Descent (mathematics), Descent (song), Descent (upcoming video game), Descent (video game), Descent, The Descent (The Vampire Diaries), The Descent (album), The Descent (film), The Descent (novel), The Descent, The descent: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Descent: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. descent: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. descent: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. descent: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. descent: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. descent: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. descent: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. descent: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. descent: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. descent: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. descent: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Descent: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. descent: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. descent: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. descent: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. descent: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. DESCENT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  7. Descent (episode), Descent (movie), descent: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. Descent (episode), Descent (movie), descent: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Descent: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Descent (episode), Descent (font), Descent (movie), descent: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. descent: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Descent (episode), Descent (movie), descent: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descent: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Descent: Dictionary of anthropology [home, info]
  2. Descent: Dictionary of anthropology [home, info]

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

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Descent: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (descent)

noun:  the act of changing your location in a downward direction
noun:  a movement downward
noun:  a downward slope or bend
noun:  the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
noun:  properties attributable to your ancestry
noun:  the descendants of one individual

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Phrases that include descent:   unilateral descent, curve of quickest descent, infinite descent, descent 3, gradient descent method, more...

Words similar to descent:   ancestry, blood, bloodline, decline, declivity, downslope, extraction, fall, filiation, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, blood line, line of descent, rappelling, more...

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