A.descent, esp. of Demeter, Plu.2.378e; represented in mysteries, Herod.1.56; and so of a procession, “ἥρωος κ.” Call.Aet.1.1.26: generally, going down, “τῶν ἐδεστῶν ἐν τῇ κ. ἡ ἡδονή” Arist.PA690b30, cf. Luc.Nec.2; way down, Id.DMort.27.1; of planets, declination, Simp.in Cael.510.29.
3. journey down the Nile, POxy. 1119.27 (iii A.D.), etc.
II. coming back, return, E.HF19, Th.3.114; esp. of an exile to his country, Hdt.1.60,61, al., Th.3.85,5.16, etc.; “κ. καὶ ἄδεια” Id.8.81.