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Definition 1: the act of climbing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a difficult climb to the top

Synonyms for climb in the sense of this definition

(climb is a kind of ...) the act of changing location in an upward direction

(... is a kind of climb ) ascent by or as if by a ladder

(... is a kind of climb ) an awkward climb

"reaching the crest was a real clamber"

(... is a kind of climb ) the activity of climbing a mountain

(... is a kind of climb ) the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

Definition 2: an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for climb in the sense of this definition

(climb is a kind of ...) a movement upward

"they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

Definition 3: an upward slope or grade (as in a road) - [noun denoting object]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the car couldn't make it up the rise

Synonyms for climb in the sense of this definition

(climb is a kind of ...) an elevated geological formation

"he climbed the steep slope" "the house was built on the side of a mountain"

(... is a kind of climb ) the upward slope of a hill

Definition 4: go up or advance - [verb of change]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Synonyms for climb in the sense of this definition

(climb is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of climb ) increase suddenly and significantly

"Prices jumped overnight"

(... is a kind of climb ) rise in rate or price

"The stock market gained 24 points today"

Definition 5: increase in value or to a higher point - [verb of change]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prices climbed steeply
  • the value of our house rose sharply last year

Synonyms for climb in the sense of this definition

(climb is a kind of ...) become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

"The problem grew too large for me" "Her business grew fast"

(... is a kind of climb ) go or move upward

"The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"

(... is a kind of climb ) advance in price

"stocks were bulling"

Definition 6: improve one's social status - [verb of change]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This young man knows how to climb the social ladder

(climb is a kind of ...) develop in a positive way

"He progressed well in school" "My plants are coming along" "Plans are shaping up"

Definition 7: go upward with gradual or continuous progress - [verb of motion]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

Synonyms for climb in the sense of this definition

(climb is a kind of ...) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

(... is a kind of climb ) climb up by means of a ladder

(... is a kind of climb ) climb up and over

"They had to escalade canyons to reach their destination"

(... is a kind of climb ) creep up -- used especially of plants

"The roses ramped over the wall"

(... is a kind of climb ) climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

(... is a kind of climb ) climb up on the body

"Shorts that ride up" "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"

Definition 8: move with difficulty, by grasping - [verb of motion]

(climb is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of climb ) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Definition 9: slope upward - [verb of motion]

Samples where climb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill

(climb is a kind of ...) be at an angle

"The terrain sloped down"

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