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scend

also send  (sĕnd)Nautical
intr.v. scend·ed, scend·ing, scends also send·ed or send·ing or sends
To heave upward on a wave or swell.
n.
The rising movement of a ship on a wave or swell.

[Probably alteration (influenced by descend or ascend) of send.]

scend

(sɛnd) nautical or

send

vb, scends, scending, scended, sends, sending or sent
(Nautical Terms) (of a vessel) to surge upwards in a heavy sea
n
1. (Nautical Terms) the upward heaving of a vessel pitching
2. (Nautical Terms) the forward lift given a vessel by the sea
[C17: perhaps from descend or ascend]

scend

or send

(sɛnd)

v.i.
1. (of a vessel) to heave in a swell.
n.
2. the heaving motion of a vessel.
[1615–25; perhaps by aphesis from ascend, descend]

scend

- As a noun, it is the surge of a wave or the sea; as a verb, it means to pitch or surge up in a heavy sea.
See also related terms for wave.

scend


Past participle: scended
Gerund: scending

Imperative
scend
scend
Present
I scend
you scend
he/she/it scends
we scend
you scend
they scend
Preterite
I scended
you scended
he/she/it scended
we scended
you scended
they scended
Present Continuous
I am scending
you are scending
he/she/it is scending
we are scending
you are scending
they are scending
Present Perfect
I have scended
you have scended
he/she/it has scended
we have scended
you have scended
they have scended
Past Continuous
I was scending
you were scending
he/she/it was scending
we were scending
you were scending
they were scending
Past Perfect
I had scended
you had scended
he/she/it had scended
we had scended
you had scended
they had scended
Future
I will scend
you will scend
he/she/it will scend
we will scend
you will scend
they will scend
Future Perfect
I will have scended
you will have scended
he/she/it will have scended
we will have scended
you will have scended
they will have scended
Future Continuous
I will be scending
you will be scending
he/she/it will be scending
we will be scending
you will be scending
they will be scending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scending
you have been scending
he/she/it has been scending
we have been scending
you have been scending
they have been scending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scending
you will have been scending
he/she/it will have been scending
we will have been scending
you will have been scending
they will have been scending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scending
you had been scending
he/she/it had been scending
we had been scending
you had been scending
they had been scending
Conditional
I would scend
you would scend
he/she/it would scend
we would scend
you would scend
they would scend
Past Conditional
I would have scended
you would have scended
he/she/it would have scended
we would have scended
you would have scended
they would have scended
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.scend - rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged"
go up, rise, move up, lift, arise, come up, uprise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
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He sends us a sack every year; and certainly there never was such a keeping apple anywhere as one of his treesI believe there is two of them.
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If you are able to give me the pleasure of seeing you, send me as soon as you can a letter telling me when to expect you.
Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first fell out with one another.
But now the old ladies grew afraid to send their lap-dogs to Doctor Dolittle because of the crocodile; and the farmers wouldn't believe that he would not eat the lambs and sick calves they brought to be cured.
Kouzma had not thought of leaving out a clean shirt, and on receiving instructions to pack up everything and send it round to the Shtcherbatskys' house, from which the young people were to set out the same evening, he had done so, packing everything but the dress suit.
Karnegie have the kindness to send for her immediately.
I suppose--there isn't any more to-day that--that Aunt Polly DIDN'T send, is there?
Ask Menelaus to send you home at once if you wish to find your excellent mother still there when you get back.
Did none of you charge your purveyor, Godeau, to send me some wine?