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climb down

To physically descend to a lower point by climbing. Climb down from there this minute, young lady! My little brother climbed down from the tree and ran across the yard to join me.
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climb down (from something)

to dismount something; to come down from something. The child climbed down from the roof. Please climb down!
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Police and fire crews attended the scene and a police officer climbed down to the woman to make sure she was uninjured.
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