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Definitions of descent

  1.   Inclination downward; a descending way; inclined or sloping surface; declivity; slope; as, a steep descent.
  2.   Progress downward, as in station, virtue, as in station, virtue, and the like, from a higher to a lower state, from a higher to a lower state, from the more to the less important, from the better to the worse, etc.
  3.   A declivity; slope.
  4.   Derivation, as from an ancestor; procedure by generation; lineage; birth; extraction.
  5.   A passing from a higher to a lower tone.
  6.   the act of changing your location in a downward direction
  7.   The vaults or hollow places made by undermining the ground.
  8.   Lowest place; extreme downward place.
  9.   a movement downward
  10.   Lineage; birth.
  11.   The act of descending; decline; fall.
  12.   The act of descending, or passing downward; change of place from higher to lower.
  13.   An invasion.
  14.   Change from a higher to a lower place; a sudden hostile invasion or attack; a coming from a common ancestor.
  15.   Act of descending: motion or progress downward: slope: a falling upon or invasion: derivation from an ancestor.
  16.   Motion downward; slope; invasion; derivation from an ancestor.
  17.   The act of descending; downward slope; progress downward; fall from a higher to a lower state or station; invasion of troops from the sea; transmission by succession or inheritance; birth; a single degree in the scale of genealogy; descendants; lowest place; the motion of a body caused by the attraction of gravity; a passing from a note or sound to one more grave or less acute.
  18.   That which is descended; descendants; issue.
  19.   Descendants; issue.
  20.   a downward slope or bend
  21.   Incursion; sudden attack; especially, hostile invasion from sea; - often followed by upon or on; as, to make a descent upon the enemy.
  22.   the descendants of one individual; " his entire lineage has been warriors"
  23.   properties attributable to your ancestry; " he comes from good origins"
  24.   the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
  25.   A step or remove downward in any scale of gradation; a degree in the scale of genealogy; a generation.
  26.   Transmission of an estate by inheritance, usually, but not necessarily, in the descending line; title to inherit an estate by reason of consanguinity.

Quotes of descent

  1. The descent to Hades is the same from every place. – Anaxagoras
  2. No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population. – Timothy Garton Ash
  3. After the departure of the land parties, I embarked with six men on thursday, the 21st april, on board my newly made boat and began the descent of the river. – William Henry Ashley
  4. Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own. – Ambrose Bierce
  5. I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent and was raised on Hawaii. – Tia Carrere
  6. After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared. – Arthur Erickson
  7. My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent They're both first -generation Americans. – Susan Lucci
  8. In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth. – C. Wright Mills
  9. Though born in Nova Scotia, I am of almost pure New England descent – Simon Newcomb
  10. My life has been one long descent into respectability. – Mandy Rice-Davies
  11. Those who boast of their descent brag on what they owe to others. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  12. The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub. – Virgil

Usage examples for descent

  1. At the foot of the horrible descent we meet with the Niagara river, which is not above a quarter of a league broad, but is wonderfully deep in some places. ” – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. Wander helped her down a jagged descent and laughed up in her face. ” – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  3. The descent from that was naturally to melancholy. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Yeh see, part o' Perfesser Thunder's show is called the Descent of Man. ” – The Missing Link by Edward Dyson
  5. Just because it is so inevitable, The Descent of Man has not the unique interest of The Origin of Species. ” – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  6. And so she was in a happier frame of mind when the little company made their descent at mid- day. ” –  by
  7. And not meeting a reply, she went on: That tiresome man, Sir Marcus Cluff, made a descent upon me, to talk of- what do you think? ” – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  8. The family were of Armenian descent although they were unwilling to own the fact. ” – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  9. Madge could not tell how far she and Captain Jules had traveled on the bottom of the bay, but she knew they had made their descent at a place no very great distance from the spot where Roy Dennis's yacht had run down their skiff, and Captain Jules had rescued Tania and herself. ” – Madge Morton's Victory by Amy D.V. Chalmers
  10. It is situated at the foot of a rock with a sheer descent of more than a hundred feet. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  11. After half an hour's descent they found themselves in a rough road, along the face of the hill. ” – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  12. “ I suppose I ought to congratulate you upon your wonderful descent upon us yesterday." ” – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. When she went down for Tania the second time she chose a different place to make her descent – Madge Morton's Victory by Amy D.V. Chalmers
  14. Pray understand, however, that, in finding your level, you have had to make a very considerable descent – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  15. They were just in time to see Mike make his descent – Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Colborne
  16. He was the head of an ancient Norman house, and was proud of his descent – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  17. From this union the present royal family of Holland trace their descent – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  18. As it was, if we had not had a good moon, we could hardly have made the descent – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  19. The actual line of descent is obscure. ” – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  20. “ Corentin's attention was diverted by a very distinct noise coming from the other end of the Promenade, where the rock wall ended and a steep descent leading down to the Queen's Staircase began. ” – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac