how to pronounce descend

/dɪˈsɛnd/

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The above transcription of descend is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

descend is pronounced in two syllables

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dɪsɛnd

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An example use of descend in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… but rather than descend into a …”

meaning of descend

To descend means to go down from a higher place to a lower place.

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