redescendre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ descendre ‎(to descend/go down).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

redescendre

  1. to come back down, to go back down (to descend shortly after having gone up)
  2. to redescend (to descend a second time)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This verb uses the auxiliary verb avoir when used transitively (or with a transitive sense, even when the complement is omitted); otherwise (when it is intransitive), it uses être.
    il est redescendu du sommet‎ ― he came back down from the summit
    elle a redescendu l'ordinateur‎ ― she got the computer back down

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is one of a fairly large group of -re verbs, sometimes called the regular -re verbs (-endre, -ondre, -andre, -erdre and -ordre), that are all conjugated the same way. Other members of this group include vendre and perdre.

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