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  Definition of climb
  1. the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
  2. an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
  3. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn''t make it up the rise"
  4. increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
  5. improve one''s social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
  6. go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
  7. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
  8. move with difficulty, by grasping
  9. slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"
Similar Words: mount, climbing, mounting, ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, upgrade, go up, wax, climb up

 

See Also: hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride, alight, climb down

 

Hyponyms: scaling, clamber, mountain climbing, mountaineering, rock climbing, uphill, soar, bull, jump, advance, gain, scale, escalade, ramp, mountaineer, ride, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter

 

Derivational Morphology: climb up, mount, go up, wax, rise, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up, ascend, climbing, mounting, advance, social climber, climber, upgrade, rising slope, waxing, mounter, ascent, acclivity, crampon, crampoon, climbing iron

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: klimmen   French: grimper  
German: klettern   Hebrew: לעלות  
Icelandic: klifra   Italian: arrampicare  
Japanese: 登る   Portuguese: subir  
Russian: подниматься   Spanish: escalar  
Swedish: klättra   Welsh: dringo  
 
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