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    climb

    climb - Dictionary definition and meaning for word climb

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