Synonyms for descend

Synonyms for (verb) descend

Synonyms: descend, settle, fall

Definition: come as if by falling

Usage: Night fell; Silence fell

Similar words: come

Definition: come to pass; arrive, as in due course

Usage: The first success came three days later; It came as a shock; Dawn comes early in June

Synonyms: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: deign, descend, condescend

Definition: do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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