verb (used without object)
- to yield.
- to assent.
Origin of condescend
OTHER WORDS FROM condescendcon·des·cend·er, con·des·cend·ent, noun
Words nearby condescend
Example sentences from the Web for condescend
Would not, mind you; she did not condescend to claim she could not.Life on the Stage|Clara Morris
Yes, sir; if you disbelieve my word of honor, I will condescend to show you my invitation.
I wonder how a chap like Bracebridge can patronise him, or how a big fellow like Lemon can condescend to speak to him.Ernest Bracebridge|William H. G. Kingston
But this man writes out his opinion coolly, simply, with that fine hauteur that will not condescend to know of opposition.The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance|Paul Elmer More
As you are so much in London, I think you might give me a few hours of your time when you condescend to stay at the castle.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume