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Synonyms for condescend
ˌkɒn dəˈsɛndcon·de·scend

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  1. condescendverb

    To consent, agree.

    Synonyms:
    yield

  2. condescendverb

    Synonyms:
    descend, stoop, vouchsafe, acquiesce, deign

  3. condescendverb

    Synonyms:
    patronize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. condescend

    Synonyms:
    stoop, descend, deign, vouchsafe

    Antonyms:
    disdain, scorn, spurn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. condescendverb

    behave in a patronizing and condescending manner

    Synonyms:
    patronize, stoop, patronise, descend, lower oneself, deign

  2. condescend, deign, descendverb

    do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

    Synonyms:
    fall, descend, deign, come down, stoop, derive, patronize, settle, patronise, lower oneself, go down, come

  3. condescend, stoop, lower oneselfverb

    debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way

    "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"

    Synonyms:
    descend, bow, deign, stoop, patronize, patronise, bend, lower oneself, crouch

  4. patronize, patronise, condescendverb

    treat condescendingly

    Synonyms:
    sponsor, keep going, descend, buy at, patronage, shop at, stoop, patronize, frequent, patronise, support, shop, lower oneself, deign

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. condescendverb

    Synonyms:
    stoop, yield, submit, bend, descend, deign, vouchsafe

  2. condescendverb

    Synonyms:
    humble one's self

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. condescendverb

    Synonyms:
    deign, vouchsafe

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How to use condescend in a sentence?

  1. George Steiner:

    The violent illiteracies of the graffiti, the clenched silence of the adolescent, the nonsense cries from the stage-happening, are resolutely strategic. The insurgent and the freak-out have broken off discourse with a cultural system which they despise as a cruel, antiquated fraud. They will not bandy words with it. Accept, even momentarily, the conventions of literate linguistic exchange, and you are caught in the net of the old values, of the grammars that can condescend or enslave.

  2. Brooks Atkinson:

    Don't condescend to unskilled labor. Try it for half a day first.

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