French translation of descended
- [person]to be descended from sb (= a descendant of)
descendre de qnto be descended from sth [animal]
descendre de qch
Example Sentences Including 'descended'
He seemed more distracted by the silence that had descended over the table than she was.CHAMELEON (2002)
The man who'd disembarked from the helicopter descended the stairs.The Devil's Door
Stanholme descended the steps, revelling in the attention the photographers were giving him.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
Trends of 'descended'
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- (= go down)
- (figurative, = stoop)
to descend to sth
s'abaisser à qchto descend to doing sth
s'abaisser à faire qch
- See descend on
Example Sentences Including 'descend'
There was a ladder, but Burnell felt no great inclination to descend.Somewhere East of Life
And his brain slowly starve and the message from his bulging eyes fade and the cloud descend.Death and Transfiguration
The moment lasted just long enough for an uncomfortable silence to descend between them.TREASON KEEP (2001)
'descended' in Other Languages
Translation of descended from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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