condescend: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kon"du-send'), [key]
- to behave as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position, rank, or dignity.
- to stoop or deign to do something: He would not condescend to misrepresent the facts.
- to put aside one's dignity or superiority voluntarily and assume equality with one regarded as inferior: He condescended to their intellectual level in order to be understood.
- to yield.
- to assent.
- condescend (Thesaurus)