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English verb: rope down

1. rope down (motion) lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside

SamplesThe ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous.
You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing.

Synonymsabseil, rappel

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down


Domain categoryathletics, sport

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