abseil - definitions and synonyms

abseil verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : descend by means of a rappel

    Example Sentenses:

    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous

    Synonyms:

    rappel / rope down

abseil noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body

    Synonyms:

    rappel