Meaning of descend

Definition of descend

(verb) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"

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