Translation of "descendre" into English

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descendre verb Conjugation
descends / descendis / descendu
go down (mouvement)
Je l'entendis descendre les escaliers.
I heard him go down the stairs.
fall [fɔ:l] (tomber)
La peur descendit sur elle.
Fear fell upon her.
take down (objets)
Toutes les voiles étaient descendues.
All the sails were taken down.
descend [dɪˈsend] (escalier, montagne, rivière)
Certains croient que la famille royale britannique descend directement de la lignée du roi David.
Some believe that the British Royal Family is directly descended from the line of King David.
dismount [ˈdɪsˈmaunt] (bicyclette, cheval)
detrain [di:ˈtreɪn] (chemins de fer)
shoot down (militaire)
prolapse ['prəulæps] (médecine)
other translations 6

Phrases (11)

  1. descendre à la prochaine - get off at the next station
  2. descendre courant - sail downstream
  3. descendre dans la rue - go out in the streets
  4. descendre dans un hôtel - stay at a hotel
  5. descendre du train - get off the train
  6. descendre en courant - run down
  7. descendre en soi-même - get oneself psychoanalysed
  8. descendre les escaliers - walk down the stairs
  9. descendre marches - go down the steps
  10. permission de descendre à terre - shore leave


Aidez-moi à descendre ceci. Please give me help in taking this down.
Excusez-moi, je dois descendre au prochain arrêt. Excuse me, I have to get off at the next stop.
Il me semblait que la beauté était pareille à un sommet de pic de montagne ; une fois atteint il ne reste plus qu'à descendre. It seemed to me that beauty was like the summit of a mountain peak; when you had reached it there was nothing to do but to come down again.
Je l'entendis descendre les escaliers. I heard him go down the stairs.
C'était hier que je l'ai vu descendre la rue. It was yesterday that I saw him walking down the street.

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