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descent

synonym (synonym of descent)

antonym (antonym of descent)

hypernym (descent IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (noun.object)
    an elevated geological formation (noun.object)
     
  • a movement downward (noun.event)
    a movement through space that changes the location of something (noun.event)
     
  • properties attributable to your ancestry (noun.attribute)
    inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline (noun.attribute)
     
  • the act of changing your location in a downward direction (noun.act)
    the act of changing location from one place to another (noun.act)
     
  • the descendants of one individual (noun.group)
    successive generations of kin (noun.group)
     
  • the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors (noun.linkdef)
    (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption (noun.linkdef)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF descent relation)

  • a downward slope or bend (noun.object)
    the downward slope of a hill (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a steep place (as on a hill) (noun.object)
     
  • a movement downward (noun.event)
    a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a descent as through liquid (especially through water) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc. (noun.event)
     
  • properties attributable to your ancestry (noun.attribute)
    descent from parents both of one pure breed (noun.attribute)
     
  • the act of changing your location in a downward direction (noun.act)
    descent with a parachute (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a swift descent through the air (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a rapid descent by a submarine (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of dropping something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of throwing yourself down (noun.act)
     
  • the descendants of one individual (noun.group)
    people descended from a common ancestor (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a family line of descent (noun.group)
     
  • the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors (noun.linkdef)
    line of descent traced through both the maternal and paternal sides of the family (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    line of descent traced through one side of the family (noun.linkdef)
     

derivation (.... is derived from descent)

  • a downward slope or bend (noun.object)
    slope downward (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    go down (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    sloping down rather steeply (adj.all)
     
  • a movement downward (noun.event)
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way (verb.motion)
     
  • the descendants of one individual (noun.group)
    bring up (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example (verb.stative)
     
  • (adj.all)
    in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child (adj.all)
     
  • the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors (noun.linkdef)
    fix the paternity of (verb.cognition)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation fall extraction filiation line of descent declension declination acclivity ascent climb raise rise upgrade motion move ancestry derivation change of location travel jump parachuting dive nose dive abseil rappel come down descend bring up nurture come derive

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