Personal belongings; luggage
ETYM French descente, from descendre; like vente, from vendre. Related to Descend.
1. A downward slope; SYN. declivity, fall, decline, downslope.
2. A movement downward.
3. The act of changing one's location in a downward direction.
4. The kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors; SYN. line of descent, lineage, filiation.
1. To let fall to the ground
2. To fall vertically
3. To go down in value
4. To leave or unload, esp. of passengers or cargo; SYN. set down, put down, unload.
5. To utter casually
6. To lose (said of games, in sports)
7. To stop pursuing or acting; SYN. knock off.
8. To terminate an association with
9. To give birth; used for animals
10. To change from one level to another
(Irregular preterit, past participle: fell, fallen).
1. To drop; to descend in free fall under the influence of gravity.
2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position.
3. To lose an upright position suddenly.
4. To go as if by falling.
5. To come suddenly, as if by falling.
6. To lose office or power.
7. To occur at a specified time or place.
8. To come out; issue.
9. To slope downward.
10. To suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.
11. To die, as in battle or in a hunt.
12. To be given by assignment or distribution.
13. To come under, be classified or included; SYN. come.
14. To pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind.
15. To yield to temptation or sin.
16. To be captured.
17. To be cast down.
18. To be due.
19. To assume a disappointed or sad expression.
20. To be born, used chiefly of lambs.
To impinge or infringe upon SYN. encroach trench.
1. To become short or shorter
2. To make short or shorter
3. To make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
1. To fall suddenly and sharply
2. To fall down, as if collapsing; SYN. topple.
3. To roll over and over, back and forth.
4. To do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully.
7. To suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat.
8. To throw together in a confused mass
9. To dry clothes by putting them in tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air
To intercept (a player), in baseball; SYN. cut out.