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Climb

Climb

WordNet



noun


(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"

verb


(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"
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Etymology


, from West . Cognate with Dutch , German .

Verb



  1. To ascend; to go up.
    Prices climbed steeply.
  2. To mount; to move upwards on.
    They climbed the mountain.