HyperDic: descendent

English > 3 senses of the word descendent:
NOUNperson descendent, descendanta person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
ADJECTIVEalldescendent, descendantgoing or coming down
alldescendent, descendantproceeding by descent from an ancestor
descendent > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > descendent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningGoing or coming down.
Broaderdescendingcoming down or downward
Verbsdescendmove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
English > descendent: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningProceeding by descent from an ancestor.
Example"descendent gene"
BroaderrelatedConnected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
English > descendent: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person considered as descended from some ancestor or race.
NarrowerchildA member of a clan or tribe
scionA descendent or heir
Broaderrelative, relationA person related by blood or marriage
Oppositeancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, rootsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Verbsdescendcome from

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