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How to Pronounce descent?

Correct pronunciation for the word "descent" is [dɪsˈɛnt], [dɪsˈɛnt], [d_ɪ_s_ˈɛ_n_t].

Definition of descent

  1. The act of descending; downward slope; progress downward; fall from a higher to a lower state or station; invasion of troops from the sea; transmission by succession or inheritance; birth; a single degree in the scale of genealogy; descendants; lowest place; the motion of a body caused by the attraction of gravity; a passing from a note or sound to one more grave or less acute.
  2. The vaults or hollow places made by undermining the ground.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for descent?

What is the present tense of Descent?

  • The personal forms of the verb "descent" in the present tense are:

  • 1. I descent

  • 2. You descent

  • 3. He/She/It descents

  • 4. We descent

  • 5. You descent

  • 6. They descent
  • What is the past tense of Descent?

  • The personal forms of the verb "descend" in the past tense are as follows:

  • 1. I descended.

  • 2. You descended.

  • 3. He descended.

  • 4. She descended.

  • 5. It descended.

  • 6. We descended.

  • 7. You (plural) descended.

  • 8. They descended.
  • What is the adverb for descent?

    The adverb form of the word "descent" is "descendantly" or "descendently".

    What is the adjective for descent?

    The adjective form of the word "descent" is "descending".

    Usage over time for descent:

    This graph shows how "descent" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of descent?

    The plural of the "descent" can be the "descents".

    What is the singular form of descent?

    The singular of the "descent" can be the "descent".

    Synonyms for Descent:


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