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 Dictionary entry overview: What does descending mean? 

DESCENDING (adjective)
  The adjective DESCENDING has 1 sense:

1. coming down or downward

  Familiarity information: DESCENDING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DESCENDING (adjective)

Sense 1descending [BACK TO TOP]


Coming down or downward


declivitous; downhill; downward-sloping (sloping down rather steeply)

degressive (going down by steps)

descendant; descendent (going or coming down)

down; downward (extending or moving from a higher to a lower place)

downward-arching (curving downward)

drizzling ((of rain) falling lightly in very small drops)

dropping; falling (coming down freely under the influence of gravity)

raining (falling in drops or as if falling like rain)


down (being or moving lower in position or less in some value)


ascending (moving or going or growing upward)

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