The door opens and a group of Australians begins to climb down.
I have often known Moses to climb down from the trees and lie upon the ground to take a nap.
You must climb down this, and I will be at the bottom to receive and guide you to safety.
But if they are sensible people they do not beg him to climb down to them, and leave off his star-gazing.
Then he started to climb down from the ledge by the jutting points of rock.
He had to climb down a steep embankment and then cross a wire fence.
He was about to climb down from the tree when he got some sort of an answer to these questions.
It was clear that he did not want to climb down the steep icy slope of a mile to timber-line, more than a thousand feet below.
Tell me some of them, won't you, while we climb down to the car?
With him above to steady her, a plucky girl could manage to climb down the side of the well with small danger to herself.
Old English climban "raise oneself using hands and feet; rise gradually, ascend; make an ascent of" (past tense clamb, past participle clumben, clumbe), from West Germanic *klimbanan "go up by clinging" (cf. Dutch klimmen "to climb," Old High German klimban, German klimmen). A strong verb in Old English, weak by 16c. Most other Germanic languages long ago dropped the -b. Meaning "to mount as if by climbing" is from mid-14c. Figurative sense of "rise slowly by effort" is from mid-13c. Related: Climbed; climbing.
1580s, "act of climbing," from climb (v.). Meaning "an ascent by climbing" is from 1915, originally in aviation.