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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydescend into
he/she/itdescends into
present participledescending into
past tensedescended into
past participledescended into
  1. descend into something if a situation descends into a certain bad state, it becomes bad

    Filming descended into chaos after further arguments.

See also main entry: descend

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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