Antonyms of noun descent

1 of 6 senses of descent

Sense 5
descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope -- (a downward slope or bend)
       Antonym of ascent (Sense 1)
      => ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade -- (an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun descent

6 senses of descent

Sense 1
descent -- (a movement downward)
       => change of location, travel -- (a movement through space that changes the location of something)

Sense 2
origin, descent, extraction -- (properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins")
       => ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiation -- (inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline)

Sense 3
descent -- (the act of changing your location in a downward direction)
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

Sense 4
descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation -- (the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors)
       => kinship, family relationship, relationship -- ((anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption)

Sense 5
descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope -- (a downward slope or bend)
       => slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")

Sense 6
lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")
       => genealogy, family tree -- (successive generations of kin)

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