Synonyms of descending


1. descend, fall, go down, come down, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

2. derive, come, descend

usage: come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"

3. condescend, deign, descend, act, move

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

4. fall, descend, settle, come

usage: come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"


1. descending(prenominal) (vs. ascending), declivitous, downhill, downward-sloping, degressive, descendant, descendent, down(prenominal), downward(prenominal), downward-arching, drizzling, dropping, falling, raining, down

usage: coming down or downward

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