Climb down

What is Climb down ?

Climb down is (verb) 1. to come down, e.g. a mountain or a ladder He climbed down from the roof. The firemen helped the hotel guests climb down the ladder. 2. not to do what you had previously insisted on doing In the end, the government had to climb down and admit that a mistake had been made.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level