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descend

US [dɪˈsend]
UK [dɪ'send]
  • v.下降;下来;降临;下去
  • Web遗传;下倾;降落
Simple Present:descends  Present Participle:descending  Past Tense:descended  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
下来;下去;下降to come or go down from a higher to a lower level
The plane began to descend.
飞机开始降落。
The results, ranked in descending order(= from the highest to the lowest) are as follows…
结果按递减顺序排列如下…
She descended the stairs slowly.
她缓慢地走下楼梯。
2.
[i]
下斜;下倾to slope downwards
At this point the path descends steeply.
小路从这里陡然而下。
3.
[i]
降临;来临to arrive and begin to affect sb/sth
Night descends quickly in the tropics.
热带地区天黑得快。
Calm descended on the crowd.
人群平静下来。

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