descend to

phrasal verb
descended to; descending to; descends to

Definition of descend to

1 formal : to become owned by (someone) when the former owner has died : to become an inheritance to The estate descended to her from her grandparents.
2 : to lower oneself by doing (something) She was desperate for money, but she would not descend to asking her friends for help.

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“Descend to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/descend%20to. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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