Condescend synonyms

kŏn'dĭ-sĕnd'
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To release (a bow, for example) from flexure or tension.
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To proceed or progress downward, as in rank, pitch, or scale:
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To resemble another in appearance:
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To be kind or helpful to, but in a haughty or snobbish way, as if dealing with an inferior
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To constrain someone by force or by social, moral or legal means.
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Or (intransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
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stoop, humble oneself
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To stoop is to bend over, or to do something that is demeaning or below your status.
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To graciously give, to condescendingly grant a right, benefit, outcome, etc.; to deign to acknowledge.
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To treat in a condescending or supercilious manner.
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Beyond or until a specified time:
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Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
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To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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To make a patron
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debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
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Deign is defined as to lower one's self to do or say something, and to do so with a high sense of one's own superiority.
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To grant or concede; bestow
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The definition of concede means to acknowledge or admit.
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To assume or to place in a particular position or orientation; to pose.
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Synonym Study

  • he would scarcely deign to appear in public
  • Deign connotes unwilling or arrogant condescension the duchess deigned to shake my hand and, hence, is most frequently used in negative constructions or with such qualifications as hardly, scarcely, barely she didn't deign to reply
  • Stoop implies a descending in dignity, as by committing some shameful or immoral act to stoop to cheating
  • Condescend implies a voluntary descent by one high in rank, power, etc. to act graciously or affably toward one regarded as his inferior the general condescended to talk with the private
Find another word for condescend. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for condescend, like: unbend, assume a patronizing air, talk down to, lower one's tone, graciously stoop, descend, waive a privilege, favor, sing small, patronize and oblige.