descender


descender
v.
1 to fall, to drop (valor, temperatura, nivel).
ha descendido el interés por la política there is less interest in politics
2 to descend.
la niebla descendió sobre el valle the mist descended on the valley
el río desciende por el valle the river runs down the valley
3 to be relegated.
descender a segunda to be relegated to the second division
descender de categoría to be relegated
4 to go down.
5 to descend from.
La tribu desciende de la región central the tribe comes from the central region
De esa palabra descienden otras muchas many other words derive from that one
El buen ánimo general descendió The general good mood descended.
Ella descendió despacio She descended slowly.
Ella desciende de guerreros She descends from warriors.
El bus descendió por la colina The bus descended by way of the hill.
Me descendió la temperatura My temperature descended.
6 to get off, to get out.
descender de un avión to get off a plane
descender de un coche to get out of a car
7 to walk down.
Elsa descendió la colina Elsa walked down the hill.
8 to lower, to reduce in intensity, to reduce.
La fricción descendió el impulso The friction lowered the momentum.
9 to have less.
Me descendió la fiebre I have less fever.
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descender
Conjugation model [ENTENDER], like {{link=entender}}entender
verbo intransitivo
1 to descend, go down, come down
2 (temperatura, nivel, etc) to drop, fall, go down
3 (ser descendiente) to descend (de, from), issue (de, from)
4 (provenir) to come (de, from)
verbo transitivo
1 (llevar más bajo) to take down, bring down, lower
2 (bajar) to go down
descendió la escalera muy rápidamente he went down the stairs very quickly
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verb
1) to descend
2) go down
3) fall, drop
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1. VT
1) [+ escalera, colina] to come down, go down, descend frm

descendió las escaleras y se nos acercó — he came down o frm descended the stairs and approached us

2) (=llevar abajo)

descender a algn — to lower sb

descender algo — to lower sth

descendieron al bombero al pozo — they lowered the fireman o let the fireman down into the well

descendieron al gato del tejado — they brought o got the cat down from the roof

un señor le ayudó a descender el equipaje — a man helped her to get o reach her luggage down

3) [en orden, jerarquía] to downgrade, demote

lo han descendido de categoría por ineficacia — he has been downgraded o demoted for inefficiency

el single descendió tres puestos en las listas de éxitos — the single went down three places in the charts

2. VI
1) (=disminuir) [fiebre] to go down, abate; [temperatura, precio, número, nivel] to go down, fall, drop; [ventas, demanda, producción] to fall, drop (off); [calidad] to go down, decline

el índice de paro descendió considerablemente — unemployment has fallen o gone down considerably

2) [de un lugar a otro] [persona] to come down, go down, descend frm; [avión] to descend

el río desciende limpio de la sierra — the river comes o runs down clean from the mountains

3) [en orden, jerarquía] to be downgraded, be demoted; (Dep) to be relegated

ha descendido tras el reajuste de la plantilla — he has been downgraded o demoted in the staff reorganization

el restaurante ha descendido de categoría — the restaurant has been downgraded

su libro descendió al puesto cuarto — her book went down to fourth place

4)

descender de (=provenir de)

esta palabra desciende del latín — this word comes from o derives from (the) Latin

el hombre desciende del mono — man is descended from apes

desciende de linaje de reyes — he is descended from o comes from a line of kings

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verbo intransitivo
1)
a) temperatura/nivel to fall, drop
b) (frml) (desde una altura) avión to descend; persona to descend (frml), to come/go down

descendieron por la ladera oeste — they went/came down the western face

el sendero que desciende hasta el río — the path which goes down to the river

los pasajeros descendieron a tierra — the passengers disembarked

c) (liter) oscuridad to fall, descend (liter); niebla to descend (liter)
2)
a) (en jerarquía)

el hotel ha descendido de categoría — the hotel has been downgraded

su disco ha descendido en la lista de éxitos — his record has gone down the charts

b) (Dep) (en fútbol) to go down, be relegated (BrE)
3) (proceder)

descender de alguien — to be descended from somebody

descienden directamente de los incas — they are direct descendants of the Incas

desciende de una familia noble — he is of noble descent

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= descend, drop, dip, work + Posesivo + way down, come down, take + a dip, take + a dive.
Ex. The movement of the bar turned the spindle through about ninety degrees, and the screw working in the nut caused it to descend about 15 mm.
Ex. The search profile will only be modified periodically as the quality of the set of notifications output from the search drops to unacceptable levels.
Ex. The proportions of books bought for children have been extraordinarily steady for four of the five years, only dipping at all appreciably in the last year of 1979-80.
Ex. If we want a more complete list, then we could set the cut-off point at 200 items, with the most relevant items at the beginning, and steadily decreasing relevance as we worked our way down the list.
Ex. Costs are likely to be high but they will only come down as the system moves into the mass market.
Ex. Sales took a dip in 2005 but exploded in 2006.
Ex. The article 'Wages, hours, bookfunds take a dive' examines how some authorities are proposing cuts in wages to preserve services; others reducing bookfunds by as much as a quarter, or cutting their opening hours in half.
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* descender a = fall to.
* descender de precio = come down in + price.
* descender en picada = swoop.
* descender por debajo de = fall below.
* precio + descender = price + fall.
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verbo intransitivo
1)
a) temperatura/nivel to fall, drop
b) (frml) (desde una altura) avión to descend; persona to descend (frml), to come/go down

descendieron por la ladera oeste — they went/came down the western face

el sendero que desciende hasta el río — the path which goes down to the river

los pasajeros descendieron a tierra — the passengers disembarked

c) (liter) oscuridad to fall, descend (liter); niebla to descend (liter)
2)
a) (en jerarquía)

el hotel ha descendido de categoría — the hotel has been downgraded

su disco ha descendido en la lista de éxitos — his record has gone down the charts

b) (Dep) (en fútbol) to go down, be relegated (BrE)
3) (proceder)

descender de alguien — to be descended from somebody

descienden directamente de los incas — they are direct descendants of the Incas

desciende de una familia noble — he is of noble descent

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= descend, drop, dip, work + Posesivo + way down, come down, take + a dip, take + a dive.

Ex: The movement of the bar turned the spindle through about ninety degrees, and the screw working in the nut caused it to descend about 15 mm.

Ex: The search profile will only be modified periodically as the quality of the set of notifications output from the search drops to unacceptable levels.
Ex: The proportions of books bought for children have been extraordinarily steady for four of the five years, only dipping at all appreciably in the last year of 1979-80.
Ex: If we want a more complete list, then we could set the cut-off point at 200 items, with the most relevant items at the beginning, and steadily decreasing relevance as we worked our way down the list.
Ex: Costs are likely to be high but they will only come down as the system moves into the mass market.
Ex: Sales took a dip in 2005 but exploded in 2006.
Ex: The article 'Wages, hours, bookfunds take a dive' examines how some authorities are proposing cuts in wages to preserve services; others reducing bookfunds by as much as a quarter, or cutting their opening hours in half.
* descender a = fall to.
* descender de precio = come down in + price.
* descender en picada = swoop.
* descender por debajo de = fall below.
* precio + descender = price + fall.

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descender [E8 ]
vi
A
1 «temperatura/nivel» to fall, drop
hacia allá desciende la numeración de la calle the street numbers go down in that direction
2 (frml) (desde una altura) «avión» to descend; «persona» to descend (frml), to go down
el avión empezó a descender the plane began its descent o began to descend
descendieron por la ladera oeste they came down o descended the western face
el sendero que desciende hasta el río the path which goes down to the river
los pasajeros descendieron a tierra the passengers disembarked
3 (liter); «oscuridad» to fall, descend (liter); «niebla» to descend (liter)
B
1
(en una jerarquía): el hotel ha descendido de categoría the hotel has been downgraded
su disco ha descendido en la lista de éxitos his record has gone down the charts
2 (Dep) (de categoría, nivel) to go down, be relegated
C (proceder) descender DE algn to descend FROM sb (frml), to be descended FROM sb
descienden directamente de los incas they are directly descended from o are direct descendants of the Incas
desciende de una familia noble he is of noble descent, he descends from a noble family (frml)
■ descender
vt
A ‹escaleras/montaña› to descend (frml), to go/come down
B ‹empleado› to demote, downgrade
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descender (conjugate descender) verbo intransitivo
1
a) [temperatura/nivel] to fall, drop

b) (frml) (desde una altura) [avión] to descend;

[persona] to descend (frml), to come/go down
2 (en clasificación) to go down
3 (proceder) descender de algn to be descended from sb
descender
I verbo intransitivo
1 (ir hacia abajo) to go down, descend
(disminuir: temperatura, precio) to fall, drop
2 (bajar de un vehículo) to get off [de, -]
(de un coche) to get out [de, of]
3 (provenir de) descender de, to descend from: desciende de los duques de Villamediana, he's a descendant of the Dukes of Villamediana
II verbo transitivo to bring down
'descender' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bajar
English:
descend
- dive
- nosedive
- relegate
- shelve
- slope
- descended
- drop
- nose
- plunge
- sink
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descender
vi
1. [temperatura, nivel, precios] to fall, to drop;
ha descendido el interés por la política there is less interest in politics;
desciende el número de desempleados [en titulares] unemployment down
2. [de una altura] to descend;
descendimos por la cara este we made our descent by the east face;
descender al interior de una mina to go down (into) a mine;
el halcón descendió en picado the falcon swooped down;
el río desciende por el valle the river runs down the valley;
la niebla descendió sobre el valle the mist descended on the valley
3. [de vehículo]
descender de un avión to get off a plane;
descender de un coche to get out of a car;
descender de un tren to get off a train
4. [en el trabajo] to be demoted
5. [en competición deportiva] to be relegated;
descender a segunda to be relegated to the second division;
descender de categoría to be relegated
6. [de antepasado]
descender de to be descended from;
desciende de aristócratas she's of aristocratic descent;
el hombre desciende de los simios man is descended from the apes
7. [en estimación] to go down;
su prestigio como cantante descendió mucho his reputation as a singer plummeted
vt
1. [bajar]
descendieron al paciente de la ambulancia they took the patient out of the ambulance;
descendió las escaleras rápidamente she ran down the stairs
2. [en el trabajo] to demote;
lo han descendido de categoría en el trabajo he's been demoted at work
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descender
I v/i
1 para indicar alejamiento go down, descend; para indicar acercamiento come down, descend; fig
go down, decrease, diminish
2
:
descender de de civilización descend from
II v/t escalera go down; para indicar acercamiento come down
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descender {56} vt
1) : to descend, to go down
2) bajar: to lower, to take down, to let down
descender vi
1) : to descend, to come down
2) : to drop, to fall
3)
descender de : to be a descendant of
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descender vb
1. (bajar) to come down [pt. came; pp. come] / to go down
descendimos de la azotea we came down from the terrace roof
el explorador Stanley descendió el río Zaire the explorer Stanley went down the Zaire river
2. (bajar de coche) to get out
descendió del taxi he got out of the taxi
3. (bajar de autobús, tren, etc) to get off
descendió del avió she got off the plane
4. (disminuir) to drop [pt. & pp. dropped] / to fall [pt. fell; pp. fallen]
van a descender las temperaturas the temperature is going to drop
la natalidad ha descendido the birth rate has fallen
5. (proceder) to be descended
desciende de una familia aristocrática he is descended from an aristocratic family
6. (en una clasificación) to go down
el Málaga descendió a Segunda Malaga went down to the second divison

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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