Definition of descend
What does the word descend mean?
part of speech: verb intransitive
Come or go down, sink, fall, (descending letter in Typog., with tail below line); slope downwards; make sudden attack upon; proceed in narrative &c. from earlier to later time, from greater to less (so Math., descending series of numbers), from general to particular; stoop to do; (rare) be DESCENDED from; be transmitted by inheritance from (of qualities, property, privileges), pass (to heir, or abs.); go down (hill, stairs). [French]