English verb: rope down
|1.||rope down (motion) lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside|
|Samples||The 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.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||come down, descend, fall, go down|
|Domain category||athletics, sport|