Abseil

All possible synonyms of the word Abseil as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Rappel, abseil

Definition

  • (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
  • abseil

Hypernyms

  • descent: the act of changing your location in a downward direction

Topic domains

  • mountain climbing, mountaineering: the activity of climbing a mountain

Rappel, abseil, rope down

Definition

  • lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside; "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"

Synonyms

  • rappel
  • abseil
  • rope down

Hypernyms

  • descend, fall, go down, come down: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

Entailment

  • mountaineer: climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

Topic domains

  • sport, athletics: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

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