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[dɪ'send] брит. / амер.

гл.; преим. книжн.

  1. спускаться, сходить

  2. опускать, вести вниз

  3. иметь нисходящую часть, спускаться

  4. опускаться, снижаться (о самолёте)

  5. поэт. наступать, надвигаться (о сумерках, ночи)

  6. передаваться по наследству, переходить (от кого-л.)

  7. происходить, вести род

  8. погружаться (в хаос, отчаяние)

  9. нагрянуть (к кому-л. в гости)

  10. овладевать (кем-л.), захватывать (кого-л.)

  11. внезапно напасть (на кого-л.)

  12. переходить по наследству

  13. пасть, опуститься, унизиться (до чего-л.)

  14. астр. клониться к горизонту

  15. муз. снижать тон

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The Forth, as being the outlet of a lake, is of considerable depth, even where less important in point of width, and the descent to the ford was by a broken precipitous ravine, which only permitted one horseman to descend at once.
Форт, поскольку он берет начало в озере, достигает значительной глубины даже там, где он еще совсем не широк; спускаться же к переправе нужно было по скалистой крутой тропе в узкой расселине, где не могли пройти рядом два человека.
Scott, Walter / Rob RoyСкотт, Вальтер / Роб Рой
Роб Рой
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "ЛЕНИЗДАТ", 1953
Rob Roy
Scott, Walter
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
At dawn on the following day, we were led to the edge of a very precipitous chasm, by which we were to descend the precipice, and gain the plain two thousand and more feet below.
На рассвете следующего дня паши проводники доставили нас к месту, откуда начинался крутой спуск к пустыне, с высоты не менее двух тысяч футов.
Haggard, Henry Rider / King Solomon's MinesХаггард, Генри Райдер / Копи царя Соломона
Копи царя Соломона
Хаггард, Генри Райдер
© Н. Маркович, пер. с англ., 2009
© TЕPPA—Книжный клуб, 2009
King Solomon's Mines
Haggard, Henry Rider
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
He was about to descend, when, taking a last view, his eye lit upon a string of moving points about the middle of the fen.
Дик уже собирался спускаться, как вдруг, кинув последний взгляд вокруг, заметил ряд движущихся точек посреди болота.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / The Black ArrowСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Чёрная стрела.
Чёрная стрела.
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1981
The Black Arrow
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© 1889, by Charles Scribner's Sons
In order to pass from the Vauxhall to the band-stand, the visitor has to descend two or three steps.
Чтобы перейти из воксала на площадку, где расположен оркестр, надобно сойти три ступеньки.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Neither, as she approached her old home now, did any of the best influences of old home descend upon her.
И теперь, приближаясь к нему, она не отдавалась ни одному из тех светлых впечатлений, какие должен вызывать вид отчего дома.
Dickens, Charles / Hard TimesДиккенс, Чарльз / Тяжелые времена
Тяжелые времена
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государаственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Hard Times
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
With your permission I will now descend with this truss of hay to make a couch for these poor fellows below."
С вашего разрешения я только захвачу охапку соломы на подстилку этим беднягам.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Adventures of Brigadier GerardКонан Дойль, Артур / Приключения бригадира Жерара
Приключения бригадира Жерара
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 2008 by Fireship Press
As you are coming closer to the center of your being, a great silence will descend over you, and a great light, just like a flame, will arise from the very center of your being.
По мере вашего приближения к центру своего существа великое безмолвие будет нисходить на вас, и великий свет, точно пламя, возникнет из самого центра вашего существа.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Zen Manifesto: Freedom From OneselfОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Манифест дзен. Свобода от себя
Манифест дзен. Свобода от себя
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
The Zen Manifesto: Freedom From Oneself
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
Before this entrance the Templar wound his horn loudly; for the rain, which had long threatened, began now to descend with great violence.
Остановившись перед воротами, храмовник громко и нетерпеливо затрубил в рог. Нужно было торопиться, так как дождь, который так долго собирался, полил в эту минуту как из ведра.
Scott, Walter / YvanhoeСкотт, Вальтер / Айвенго
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература ", 1962
Scott, Walter
Parsons, with a dazed expression, began to descend the steps slowly.
С растерянным лицом Парсонс стал медленно спускаться с лестницы.
Wells, Herbert George / The History Of Mr PollyУэллс, Герберт / История мистера Полли
История мистера Полли
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The History Of Mr Polly
Wells, Herbert George
© 1909 by Duffield & Company
"When the cloud started to descend, Anokhin told his double to run.
— Когда стало опускаться облако, Анохин предложил двойнику бежать.
Abramov, Aleksandr,Abramov, Sergei / Horsemen from NowhereАбрамов, Александр,Абрамов, Сергей / Всадники из ниоткуда
Всадники из ниоткуда
Абрамов, Александр,Абрамов, Сергей
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1968 г.
Horsemen from Nowhere
Abramov, Aleksandr,Abramov, Sergei
© Mir Publishers, 1969
MEL USED the private elevator, which operated by passkey only, to descend from the tower to the administrative mezzanine.
Мел вошел в служебный лифт, который открывался специальным ключом, и спустился из башни на этаж, где располагалась администрация.
Hailey, Arthur / AirportХейли, Артур / Аэропорт
Хейли, Артур
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Hailey, Arthur
© 1968, 2000 by Arthur Hailey, Ltd.
How was it, if you thought so highly of her at first that you could so soon afterwards descend to this evil relationship?
Если вы вначале были столь высокого мнения о ней, как же случилось, что вы так быстро дошли до столь недозволенных отношений?
Dreiser, Theodore / An American TragedyДрайзер, Теодор / Американская трагедия
Американская трагедия
Драйзер, Теодор
© Вершинина З., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Галь Н., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
An American Tragedy
Dreiser, Theodore
© Horace Liveright, Inc., 1925
© Helen Dreiser, 1953
© Theodore Dreiser, 1926
Was it possible that Dick should turn his thoughts from her work and his own and descend to the degradation of Suzanne and the conscript?
Неужели Дик мог отвратить свои мысли от ее работы и от своей и опуститься до унизительного положения этих людей, кухарки Сусанны и этого солдата?
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
Opioids also stimulate noradrenergic and serotinergic neurons in the brainstem that descend in the spinal cord and further inhibit the relay neurons of the spinothalamic tract.
Опиоиды также стимулируют норадренергические, серотонинергические и энкефалинергические нейроны ствола мозга, аксоны которых спускаются в спинной мозг и тоже ингибируют активность релейных нейронов спиноталамического тракта.
Баркер, Р.,Барази, С.,Нил, М. / Наглядная неврологияBarker, Roger,Barasi, Stephen,Neal, Michael / Neuroscience at a glance
Neuroscience at a glance
Barker, Roger,Barasi, Stephen,Neal, Michael
©1999 by Blackwell Science Ltd
Наглядная неврология
Баркер, Р.,Барази, С.,Нил, М.
© R.A. Barker, S. Barasi, M.J. Neal. Neuroscience at a glance. Second Edition, 2003
© Г.Н. Левицкий, перевод, 2005
© Издательская группа «ГЭОТАР-Медиа», 2005
He was very active upon committees; he was very prominent and useful on all social occasions, in evidence upon platforms, and upon all those semi-public occasions when the Great descend.
Неизменный член всевозможных комитетов, он всегда был незаменим и на виду во всех общественных и благотворительных начинаниях, во всех публичных мероприятиях, до участия в которых снисходили великие мира сего.
Wells, Herbert George / KippsУэллс, Герберт / Киппс
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells, 1905

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dɪ'sendVerbспускаться; сходитьExamples

to descend the stairs — спускаться по лестнице
to descend into a valley / cave — спускаться в долину / пещеру
From the heights of the mountain immense avalanches often descend. — С вершины этой горы часто сходят ужасные лавины.

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  1. 1.

    спуститься; спускаться

    translation added by Елена Голодкова


descend in a spin
descend upon
сходить на
alternate descend path
запасная траектория снижения
descend through clouds
пробивать облачность
descend into the mine
спускаться в шахту
descend from a peasant family
происходить из крестьянской семьи
descending air
опускающийся воздух
descending branch
нисходящая ветвь
descending chromatography
нисходящая хроматография
descending colon
нисходящая ободочная кишка
descending continued fraction
нисходящая непрерывная дробь
descending current
нисходящее проведение импульсов по нервному волокну
descending current
нисходящий поток
descending current
центробежное проведение импульсов по нервному волокну
descending degeneration
вторичная дегенерация нисходящих чувствительных путей при поражении спинного мозга

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)descending
Past Participle (Participle II)descended
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I descendwe descend
you descendyou descend
he/she/it descendsthey descend
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am descendingwe are descending
you are descendingyou are descending
he/she/it is descendingthey are descending
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have descendedwe have descended
you have descendedyou have descended
he/she/it has descendedthey have descended
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been descendingwe have been descending
you have been descendingyou have been descending
he/she/it has been descendingthey have been descending
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I descendedwe descended
you descendedyou descended
he/she/it descendedthey descended
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was descendingwe were descending
you were descendingyou were descending
he/she/it was descendingthey were descending
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had descendedwe had descended
you had descendedyou had descended
he/she/it had descendedthey had descended
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been descendingwe had been descending
you had been descendingyou had been descending
he/she/it had been descendingthey had been descending
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will descendwe shall/will descend
you will descendyou will descend
he/she/it will descendthey will descend
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be descendingwe shall/will be descending
you will be descendingyou will be descending
he/she/it will be descendingthey will be descending
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have descendedwe shall/will have descended
you will have descendedyou will have descended
he/she/it will have descendedthey will have descended
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been descendingwe shall/will have been descending
you will have been descendingyou will have been descending
he/she/it will have been descendingthey will have been descending
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would descendwe should/would descend
you would descendyou would descend
he/she/it would descendthey would descend
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be descendingwe should/would be descending
you would be descendingyou would be descending
he/she/it would be descendingthey would be descending
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have descendedwe should/would have descended
you would have descendedyou would have descended
he/she/it would have descendedthey would have descended
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been descendingwe should/would have been descending
you would have been descendingyou would have been descending
he/she/it would have been descendingthey would have been descending
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am descendedwe are descended
you are descendedyou are descended
he/she/it is descendedthey are descended
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being descendedwe are being descended
you are being descendedyou are being descended
he/she/it is being descendedthey are being descended
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been descendedwe have been descended
you have been descendedyou have been descended
he/she/it has been descendedthey have been descended
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was descendedwe were descended
you were descendedyou were descended
he/she/it was descendedthey were descended
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being descendedwe were being descended
you were being descendedyou were being descended
he/she/it was being descendedthey were being descended
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been descendedwe had been descended
you had been descendedyou had been descended
he/she/it had been descendedthey had been descended
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be descendedwe shall/will be descended
you will be descendedyou will be descended
he/she/it will be descendedthey will be descended
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been descendedwe shall/will have been descended
you will have been descendedyou will have been descended
he/she/it will have been descendedthey will have been descended