Meaning of 'climb'

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Meaning of ‘climb’

9 definitions found.



the act of climbing something

Example: "it was a difficult climb to the top"

Synonyms: mount


an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

Synonyms: mounting climbing


an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

Synonyms: raise


to increase in value or to a higher point

Example: "prices climbed steeply"

Synonyms: rise


to improve one's social status

Example: "They know how to climb the social ladder."


to go up or advance

Example: "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered."

Synonyms: rise


to go upward with gradual or continuous progress

Example: "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

Synonyms: mount go up climb up


to move with difficulty, by grasping


to slope upward

Example: "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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