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Condescend synonyms
kŏn'dĭ-sĕnd'
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To receive or accept in condescension.
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  1. To receive or accept in condescension.
  2. To graciously give, to condescendingly grant a right, benefit, outcome, etc.; to deign to acknowledge.
  3. To be gracious enough or condescend to give or grant
To bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back:
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  1. To bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back:
  2. To stand or walk, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward.
  3. To descend from a superior social position; condescend:
To condescend to give or grant; vouchsafe:
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  1. To condescend to give or grant; vouchsafe:
  2. To do something that one considers beneath one's dignity; condescend:
  3. To condescend to do something thought to be slightly beneath one's dignity
To be kind or helpful to, but in a haughty or snobbish way, as if dealing with an inferior
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  1. To be kind or helpful to, but in a haughty or snobbish way, as if dealing with an inferior
  2. To go to as a customer, especially on a regular basis:
  3. To treat in a condescending manner, often in showing interest or kindness that is insincere:
To relax in exertion, attention, severity, or the like; hence, to indulge in mirth or amusement.
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  1. To relax in exertion, attention, severity, or the like; hence, to indulge in mirth or amusement.
  2. To become free from constraint, stiffness, or severity; relax and be less formal, more natural, etc.
  3. To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to which they are attached for use.
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To come down (from a source, as from an ancestor)
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  1. To come down (from a source, as from an ancestor)
  2. To be related by genetic descent from an individual or individuals in a previous generation:
  3. To move from a higher to a lower place; come down or go down
To believe to be most likely to succeed:
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  1. To believe to be most likely to succeed:
  2. (Chiefly Southern US) To resemble in appearance:
  3. To look like; resemble in facial features
To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
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  1. To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
  2. (Archaic) To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
  3. To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
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To condescend to do something thought to be slightly beneath one's dignity
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  1. To condescend to do something thought to be slightly beneath one's dignity
  2. To condescend to give
  3. To condescend to give or grant; vouchsafe:
To descend from a superior social position; condescend:
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  1. To descend from a superior social position; condescend:
  2. (Archaic) To yield or submit
  3. To condescend, or deign
To disclose or reveal:
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  1. To disclose or reveal:
  2. To receive or accept in condescension.
  3. To be gracious enough or condescend to give or grant
To be a regular customer of (a store, merchant, etc.)
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  1. To be a regular customer of (a store, merchant, etc.)
  2. To act as a patron to; support or sponsor:
  3. To go to as a customer, especially on a regular basis:
To treat in a condescending or supercilious manner.
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  1. To treat in a condescending or supercilious manner.

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 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for condescend, like: vouchsafe, stoop, deign, lower oneself, humble oneself, demean oneself, degrade oneself, submit with good grace, patronize, assume a patronizing air and assume a superior air.