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Definition of "descends" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of descend. (verb)

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Use "descends" in a sentence
  • "The Word is the Weapon of the SubGenius, and bulldada is the Weapon of the Word, but when the Word descends into bulldada, bulldada slides into Morealism."
  • "The Marchioness of Lossie, as she was now called, for the family was one of the two or three in Scotland in which the title descends to an heiress, had left Lossie House almost immediately upon her father's death, under the guardianship of a certain dowager countess."
  • ""So they do generally," he answered; "but as it happens in our family the title descends in the female line, and with it the entailed estates, so that you would succeed to your father's rights although he never enjoyed them."