HyperDic: climb

English > 9 senses of the word climb:
VERBmotionclimb, climb up, mount, go upgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
motionclimbmove with difficulty, by grasping
changeclimb, wax, mount, risego up or advance
motionclimbslope upward
changeclimbimprove one's social status
changeclimb, rise, go upincrease / increase in value or to a higher point
NOUNobjectclimb, ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, upgradean upward slope or grade (as in a road)
eventclimb, climbing, mountingan event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
actclimb, mountthe act of climbing something
climb > pronunciation
Soundsklay'm
RhymesAnaheim ... wintertime: 52 rhymes with aym...
English > climb: 9 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAn upward slope or grade (as in a road).
Synonymsascent, acclivity, rise, raise, upgrade
NarroweruphillThe upward slope of a hill
Broaderslope, incline, sideAn elevated geological formation
Oppositedescent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslopeA downward slope or bend
Spanishascenso, cuesta, subida
Catalanascensió, costa, pujada
Verbsclimbgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
climbslope upward
English > climb: 9 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.).
Synonymsclimbing, mounting
Broaderrise, rising, ascent, ascensionA movement upward
Spanishalpinismo, escalada, montañismo
Catalanalpinisme, escalada
Verbsclimbgo up or advance
English > climb: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of climbing something.
Example"it was a difficult climb to the top"
Synonymmount
NarrowerclamberAn awkward climb
mountain climbing, mountaineeringThe activity of climbing a mountain
rock climbingThe sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)
scalingascent by or as if by a ladder / ladder
Broaderrise, ascent, ascension, ascendingThe act of changing location in an upward direction
Spanishascenso, escalada, subida, trepada, trepa
Catalanascensió, escalada, escalament, muntada, pujada
Verbsclimbgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
English > climb: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninggo upward with gradual or continuous progress.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey climb the hill; They climb up the hill
Example"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
Synonymsclimb up, mount, go up
Narrowerescaladeclimb up and over
mountaineerclimb mountains for pleasure as a sport
rampcreep up -- used especially of plants
rideclimb up on the body
scaleclimb up by means of a ladder
Broaderrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
See alsoclimb downcome down
climb onget up on the back of
Spanishascender, escalar, montar, subir, trepar
Catalanelevar-se, enfilar-se, escalar, grimpar, muntar, pujar
Nounsclimbthe act of climbing something
climban upward slope or grade (as in a road)
climberan iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
climbersomeone who climbs as a sport
climbersomeone who ascends on foot
climbera vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
climbingan event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
English > climb: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove with difficulty, by grasping.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Narrowerclamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputterclimb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishescalar
Catalanescalar
English > climb: 9 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninggo up or advance.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
Synonymswax, mount, rise
Narroweradvance, gainRise in rate or price / price
jumpincrease / increase suddenly and significantly
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
OppositewaneBecome smaller
Spanishescalar, subir
Catalanescalar
Nounsclimban event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
English > climb: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningslope upward.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"
Broaderslope, incline, pitchBe at an angle
Nounsclimban upward slope or grade (as in a road)
English > climb: 9 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningimprove one's social status.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
Broaderprogress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape upDevelop in a positive way
Nounsclimbersomeone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
English > climb: 9 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningincrease / increase in value or to a higher point.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe stock market is going to climb
Example"prices climbed steeply"
Synonymsrise, go up
NarrowerbullAdvance in price / price / price
soarGo or move upward
BroadergrowBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
Spanishascender, subir
Catalanascendir, pujar
Nounsclimbingan event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

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