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  Definition of ladder
  1. steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  2. a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"
  3. ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress; "he climbed the career ladder"
  4. come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"
Similar Words: run, ravel

 

Hyponyms: extension ladder, Jacob's ladder, jack ladder, pilot ladder, monkey ladder, rope ladder, scaling ladder, sea ladder, sea steps, step ladder, stepladder

 

Grouped Verbs: run, unravel

 

Derivational Morphology: ravel, tangle, knot, unravel, ravel out, run

 

Anagrams: leader, larder, dealer, raddle

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: ladder   Finnish: tikapuut  
French: échelle   German: Leiter  
Hebrew: סולם   Hungarian: létra  
Italian: scala   Korean: 사닥다리  
Polish: drabina   Portuguese: escada  
Spanish: escalera   Swedish: stege  
 
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