ladder - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ladder

(noun) steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down Definition
(noun) ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
Example Sentence
  • he climbed the career ladder
(noun) a row of unravelled stitches
Synonyms : ravel , run
Example Sentence
  • she got a run in her stocking
(verb) come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
Synonyms : run
Example Sentence
  • Her nylons were running

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