climb downRate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
An abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, policy, argument, etc.

Additional definitions for 'climb down':

climb downUsed other than as an idiom. To descend by climbing.
climb downTo abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed opinion, argument, etc.
See them all »

Translation

Find a translation for the climb down phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to climb down

Discuss this climb down phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this climb down definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"climb down." Phrases.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 22 Nov. 2017. <http://www.phrases.net/phrase/climb-down_11714>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!