HyperDic: ladder

English > 4 senses of the word ladder:
NOUNartifactladdersteps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs
stateladderascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
eventladder, run, ravela row of unravelled stitches
VERBchangeladder, runcome unraveled or undone as if by snagging
ladder > pronunciation
Soundslae'der
Rhymesadder ... Zealander: 203 rhymes with der...
English > ladder: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSteps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down.
Partsrundle, spoke, rungOne of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
NarrowerJacob's ladder, jack ladder, pilot ladder(nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps
articulated ladderA ladder consisting of segments (usually four) that are held together by joints that can lock in place
extension ladderA ladder whose length can be extended
monkey ladderA light ladder to the monkey bridge on a ship
rope ladderA ladder with side pieces of rope
scaling ladderA ladder used to scale walls (as in an attack)
sea ladder, sea steps(nautical) ladder to be lowered over a ship's side for coming aboard
step ladder, stepladderA folding portable ladder hinged at the top
Broaderstairs, stepsA flight of stairs or a flight of steps
Spanishescalera de mano, escalera
Catalanescala de ma, escala
English > ladder: 4 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningascending stages by which somebody or something can progress.
Example"he climbed the career ladder"
Broaderdegree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Spanishcarrera
Catalancarrera
English > ladder: 4 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA row of unravelled stitches.
Synonymsrun, ravel
Broaderdamage, harm, impairmentThe occurrence of a change for the worse
Spanishcarrera, corrida, enredo, escalera
Catalancarrera
Verbsladdercome unraveled or undone as if by snagging
English > ladder: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCome unraveled or undone as if by snagging.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymrun
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Similar torun, unravelBecome undone
Catalannolex
Nounsladdera row of unravelled stitches

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