Translation of "descendre" to English

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Dictionary translations for "descendre"

descendre verb Conjugation Listen
descends / descendis / descendu
go down (mouvement)
Je l'entendis descendre les escaliers.
I heard him go down the stairs.
fall [fɔ:l] (tomber) Listen
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) Listen
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) Listen
detrain [di:ˈtreɪn] (chemins de fer) Listen
shoot down (militaire)
prolapse ['prəulæps] (médecine) Listen
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Phrases with "descendre" (22)

  1. descendre du train - get off the train
  2. se descendre - go down
  3. descendre à la prochaine - get off at the next station
  4. descendre les escaliers - walk down the stairs
  5. descendre dans un hôtel - stay at a hotel
  6. se descendre dans un hôtel - stay at a hotel
  7. se descendre du train - get off the train
  8. descendre courant - sail downstream
  9. descendre dans la rue - go out in the streets
  10. descendre en courant - run down

Contexts with "descendre"

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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