What does the word condescend mean?

Usage examples for condescend

  1. If your Highness will condescend to give it to me. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  2. 9 If in actual life this confusion is not so apparent, it is only because actual life will but rarely express itself, or condescend to make use of image or formula to relate its experience. – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  3. She didn't ask me, replied Kitty, but I will, with pleasure, if she will condescend to look at it. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins