climb down definition

  • noun:
    • An abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, plan, debate, etc.
  • verb:
    • utilized apart from as an idiom. To descend by climbing.
    • To abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed viewpoint, debate, etc.

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