descend englannista suomeksi
To pass from a higher to a lower place; to move downwards; to come or go down in any way, for example by falling, flowing, walking, climbing etc.
2002, John Griesemer, ''No One Thinks of Greenland: A Novel''
- Rudy felt a gust of fear rise in his chest, and he looked again in the mirror, but the hangar and stable were now beyond the rise, out of sight, he was descending so fast.
*1655, (w), ''The History of the University of Cambridge: From the Conquest to the Year 1634''
We will here descend to matters of later date.
*1611, (w), Matthew vii. 25.
The rain descended, and the floods came.
To enter mentally; to retire.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
- He with holiest meditations fed, Into himself descended.
or (m) To make an attack, or incursion, as if from a vantage ground; to come suddenly and with violence.
2013, Deltrice Alfred Grossmith, ''Arctic Warriors: A Personal Account of Convoy PQ18''
- more aircraft descending on us than had done during previous visits from the snoopers in their usual ones and twos.
1726, (w), ''Odyssey''
And on the suitors let thy wrath descend.
To come down to a lower, less fortunate, humbler, less virtuous, or worse, state or rank; to lower or abase oneself
''he descended from his high estate''
To pass from the more general or important to the specific or less important matters to be considered.
To come down, as from a source, original, or stock
to be derived (from)
to proceed by generation or by transmission; to happen by inheritance.
''The beggar may descend from a prince.''
''A crown descends to the heir.''
To move toward the south, or to the southward.
To fall in pitch; to pass from a higher to a lower tone.
To go down upon or along; to pass from a higher to a lower part of
''they descended the river in boats; to descend a ladder''
1816, (w), ''Parisina''
- ''But never tear his cheek descended.''