Übersetzung von “descend” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

descend

verb transitive-intransitive descend /dɪˈsɛnd/ formal
≠ascend to move from a higher point to a lower one
descendre

climbers descending the mountain
des alpinistes descendant le long de la montagne

as the plane descended
alors que l'avion descendait
be descended from
to have sb as ancestors
descendre de , être issu/-ue de

African-Americans descended from slaves
les Afro-Américains descendaient des esclaves

descend on/upon

verb phrasal descend on/upon [ dɪˈsɛnd ˌɒn, ˌɔn/əˌpɒn, əˌpɔn ]
to come in large numbers
envahir

shoppers descending upon the stores before Christmas
les clients envahissant les magasins avant Noël

(Übersetzung von “descend” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

descend

verb /diˈsend/

to go or climb down from a higher place or position

descendre
He descended the staircase.

to slope downwards

descendre
The hills descend to the sea.

(with on) to make a sudden attack on

se jeter (sur)
The soldiers descended on the helpless villagers.
descendant noun

the child, grandchild, great-grandchild etc of a person

descendant/-ante
This is a photograph of my grandmother with all her descendants.
descent /-t/ noun

the act of descending

descente
The descent of the hill was quickly completed.

a slope

pente
That is a steep descent.

family; ancestry

origine
She is of royal descent.
be descended from

to be a descendant of.

descendre de
He claims that he is descended from an African chief.
the noun descendant ends in -ant (not -ent).

(Übersetzung von “descend” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)