About: The root word “Scend” is taken from the Latin word “Scandere” which means “to climb/ to go up”. There may be slight change of root word in its use of derived words, but they (derived words) will always exhibit the literal sense of root word.


Ascend (verb) - Go up or climb.

Ascension (noun) - The action of rising to an important position or a higher level.

Ascent (noun) - A climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill.

Condescend (verb) - Show that one feels superior; be patronizing.

Condescendence (noun) - Voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior.

Descend (verb) - Move or fall downwards.

Descendent (adjective) - Descending from an ancestor.

Descent (noun) - An act of moving downwards, dropping, or falling.

Scansion (noun) - The action of scanning a line of verse to determine its rhythm.

Transcend (verb) - Be or go beyond the range or limits of (a field of activity or conceptual sphere).

Transcendence (noun) - Existence or experience beyond the normal or physical level.

Transcendent (adjective) - Beyond or above the range of normal or physical human experience.

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