Synonyms for descent

Synonyms for (noun) descent

Synonyms: descent

Definition: the act of changing your location in a downward direction

Similar words: motion, move, movement

Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another

Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path


Synonyms: extraction, origin, descent

Definition: properties attributable to your ancestry

Usage: he comes from good origins

Similar words: filiation, lineage, derivation, ancestry

Definition: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline


Synonyms: descent

Definition: a movement downward

Similar words: change of location, travel

Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something


Synonyms: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock

Definition: the descendants of one individual

Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors

Similar words: family tree, genealogy

Definition: successive generations of kin


Synonyms: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall

Definition: a downward slope or bend

Similar words: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain


Synonyms: line of descent, lineage, descent, filiation

Definition: the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

Similar words: relationship, family relationship, kinship

Definition: (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption