descend into - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
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