Textual thesaurus for "descend"

(verb) settle, fall

come as if by falling

Night fell; Silence fell

(verb) go down, come down, fall

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

(verb) deign, condescend

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

(verb) derive, come

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