Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Descend"

The meaning of "Descend" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does descend mean?
A: descend in this case means to gather or come to a place in large numbers.
Q: What does descend on the Capitol building mean?
A: Approach and attack, usually in a group
Q: What does get descend mean?
A: That doesn’t make sense
Get descend is wrong grammatically
Descend = فرود آمدن/پایین آمدن
Q: What does "descend into" in "If we let them descend into darkness, there's no coming back" mean?
A: It means "go down into."
Q: What does descending mean?
A: Going down. Here it is in a sentence -> I waved to my dad as the elevator he was standing on descended slowly.

Example sentences using "Descend"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to descend.
A: “I’m waiting for the elevator to descend.”
“The airplane will descend to a lower altitude soon.”
“Descending a mountain can be dangerous.”
“He descended down the stairs.”
“She began her descent down into the cave.”
“A scar descended down his leg.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with descend.
A: ' i descended down the stairs '
' i watched at tears start to descend on her face '
Q: Please show me example sentences with descend.
A: The skier descended from the mountain.

Synonyms of "Descend" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between descend and go down and drop ?
A: descend= something that goes down very slowly ex: elevator/sun
go down= literal meaning
drop= something that accidentally went down or something that went down fast
Q: What is the difference between to descend the mountain and to go down the mountain ?
A: In reality, there is little to no difference. Either one would be acceptable, but to go down is more likely to be used in most contexts.
Q: What is the difference between to descend from and to derive from ?
A: These are similar but have different context. Descend typically describes ancestry, hierarchy or the physical act of moving in a downward motion. Can also be used metaphorically to describe negative or mysterious emotions

Derive describes ancestry of words or objects that are made from a larger substance, is also a term used in mathematics.


I will use the ladder to descend from the roof.

Queen Elizabeth II descends from the House of Hanover, a German royal family.

Drink obsessively and you will descend in to madness.

She walks down the path late at night and descends through the darkness.


You can derive gluten from wheat flour. Gluten is a wheat derivative.

The English word Glossary derives from the Greek word glossa, meaning mouth/of the mouth.

Use a mathematical equation to derive the fraction.

Q: What is the difference between descend and fall ?
A: To descend typically means to climb down or move downwards.
To fall is to move downwards typically rapidly, without control

Translations of "Descend"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? descend en bas !
A: “Go downstairs!” (most common) or maybe “Go below” (on a ship).
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? descended
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? descend
A: What is this question?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? On descend.(ex: On descend de 3 étages)
A: Dans un ascenseur par ex. ?
(We're) going down.

Other questions about "Descend"

Q: ​‎(1) I am going to descend to the ground floor.

(2) I am going down to the ground floor. Does this sound natural?
A: it depends, but it's more natural to use number 2
Q: (1) I will descend to level 0.

(2) I will come down to level 0. Does this sound natural?
A: I think it's better to say it like this:

"My level will be down to 0."
Q: Which one is correct?
1) to descend the ladder
2) to descend from the ladder
p.s. what is descent?
A: They are both right. Descent means going down. (It also means where your family historically comes from, based on the idea that you go down the family tree or timeline from your ancestors - “Even though she was born in Argentina she is actually of European descent) - but that meaning doesn’t have anything to do with your ladder example so moving on:
1) means you are climbing down the ladder
2) means you are climbing off the ladder (so you are on the ladder but your next step will be on the ground)
Q: Please show me how to pronounce descend .
A: descend

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