Definitions for: Climb


[n] the act of climbing something
[n] an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
[n] an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make the grade"
[v] increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
[v] improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
[v] go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
[v] go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
[v] move with difficulty, by grasping
[v] slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"



Webster (1913) Definition: Climb (kl[imac]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Climbed
(kl[imac]md), Obs. or Vulgar Clomb (kl[o^]m); p. pr. & vb.
n. Climbing.] [AS. climban; akin to OHG. chlimban, G. & D.
klimmen, Icel. kl[=i]fa, and E. cleave to adhere.]
1. To ascend or mount laboriously, esp. by use of the hands
and feet.

2. To ascend as if with effort; to rise to a higher point.

Black vapors climb aloft, and cloud the day.
--Dryden.

3. (Bot.) To ascend or creep upward by twining about a
support, or by attaching itself by tendrils, rootlets,
etc., to a support or upright surface.


Climb, v. t.
To ascend, as by means of the hands and feet, or laboriously
or slowly; to mount.


Climb, n.
The act of one who climbs; ascent by climbing. --Warburton.

Synonyms: acclivity, ascent, climb up, climbing, go up, go up, mount, mount, mount, mounting, raise, rise, rise, upgrade, wax

Antonyms: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall, wane

See Also: advance, alight, arise, ascending, ascension, ascension, ascent, ascent, bestride, bull, clamber, clamber, climb down, climb on, come along, come on, come up, escalade, gain, get along, get on, get on, grow, hop on, incline, incline, increase, jump, jump on, lift, mount up, mountain climbing, mountaineer, mountaineering, move, move up, pitch, progress, ramp, ride, rise, rise, rise, rising, rock climbing, scale, scaling, scramble, shape up, shin, shinny, side, skin, slope, slope, soar, sputter, struggle, uphill, uprise

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