descend to

Definition of descend to

  1. 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. 2 :  to lower oneself by doing (something) She was desperate for money, but she would not descend to asking her friends for help.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pass from a higher place or level to a lower one

    :  to pass in discussion from what is logically prior or more comprehensive

    :  to originate or come from an ancestral stock or source :  derive

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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