1 to act graciously towards another or others regarded as being on a lower level; behave patronizingly
2 to do something that one regards as below one's dignity
(C14: from Church Latin condescendere to stoop, condescend, from Latin descendere to descend)
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1 be courteous, bend, come down off one's high horse (informal) deign, humble or demean oneself, lower oneself, see fit, stoop, submit, unbend (informal) vouchsafe
2 patronize, talk down to
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