What does climb down mean?

Definitions for climb down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word climb down.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. withdrawal, backdown, climb-down(verb)

    a retraction of a previously held position

  2. alight, climb down(verb)

    come down

    "the birds alighted"


  1. climb down(Noun)

    An abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, policy, argument, etc.

  2. climb down(Verb)

    To descend by climbing.

  3. climb down(Verb)

    To abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed opinion, argument, etc.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of climb down in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of climb down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Giragosian:

    It seems unlikely that anyone except the parties to the conflict themselves can climb down and step back from the brink, but a return to normalcy and a real de-escalation seems unlikely.

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