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Synonyms for descent

Synonyms for (noun) descent

Synonyms: descent Definition: the act of changing your location in a downward direction

Similar words: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path

Synonyms: extraction, origin, descent Definition: properties attributable to your ancestry Usage: he comes from good origins

Similar words: filiation, lineage, derivation, ancestry Definition: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

Synonyms: descent Definition: a movement downward

Similar words: change of location, travel Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something

Synonyms: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock Definition: the descendants of one individual Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors

Similar words: family tree, genealogy Definition: successive generations of kin

Synonyms: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall Definition: a downward slope or bend

Similar words: slope, side, incline Definition: an elevated geological formation Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain

Synonyms: line of descent, lineage, descent, filiation Definition: the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

Similar words: relationship, family relationship, kinship Definition: (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption