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English definition of “descend”

descend

verb (POSITION)    /dɪˈsend/
B2 [I or T] formal to go or come down: The path descended steeply into the valley. Jane descended the stairs.Moving downwardsFalling and dropping [I] literary If darkness or night descends, it becomes dark and day changes to night.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of descend verb (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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