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Antonyms for climb
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term climb.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade(noun)

    an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

    "the car couldn't make it up the rise"

    Synonyms:
    ascent, rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, mounting, heave, climbing, hike, rising slope, salary increase, ascension, boost, upgrade, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, mount, rise, wage hike, raise, cost increase

  2. climb, climbing, mounting(noun)

    an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

    Synonyms:
    acclivity, mount, rise, upgrade, raise, ascent, climbing, mounting

  3. climb, mount(verb)

    the act of climbing something

    "it was a difficult climb to the top"

    Synonyms:
    riding horse, acclivity, mount, backing, setting, rise, upgrade, raise, ascent, climbing, saddle horse, mounting, mountain

  4. climb, climb up, mount, go up(verb)

    go upward with gradual or continuous progress

    "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

    Synonyms:
    get on, draw near, bestride, come on, ascend, lift, come near, climb on, draw close, wax, arise, put on, go up, approach, come up, mount up, mount, burn down, climb up, ride, rise, move up, near, uprise, jump on, burn up, hop on, jump

  5. climb(verb)

    move with difficulty, by grasping

    Synonyms:
    wax, rise, climb up, mount, go up

  6. wax, mount, climb, rise(verb)

    go up or advance

    "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"

    Synonyms:
    resurrect, rise, stand up, climb up, uprise, put on, climb on, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, come up, grow, originate, mount up, ride, ascend, prove, develop, bestride, full, get on, get up, hop on, jump on, move up, turn out, jump, rear, mount, rise up, wax

  7. climb(verb)

    slope upward

    "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"

    Synonyms:
    wax, rise, climb up, mount, go up

  8. climb(verb)

    improve one's social status

    "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"

    Synonyms:
    wax, rise, climb up, mount, go up

  9. rise, go up, climb(verb)

    increase in value or to a higher point

    "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"

    Synonyms:
    rise, stand up, climb up, burn up, uprise, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, burn down, come up, grow, originate, resurrect, draw close, draw near, ascend, develop, get up, prove, approach, move up, turn out, jump, rear, come on, come near, mount, rise up, wax, near

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. climb

    Antonyms:
    descend, drop, fall, slip, tumble, swoop

    Synonyms:
    ascend, mount, clamber, swarm, surmount, scale, escalade, soar, creep up, rise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. climb(v)

    Synonyms:
    clamber, scale

How to use climb in a sentence?

  1. Alejandra Quintero:

    My body hurts, I don't have energy, I climb the stairs and I feel like I can't breathe.

  2. The Rev. Jesse Jackson:

    He's not handled it well, by his own admission, he's got to climb out of it. Whether he can, I don't know. I don't know.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    The 2018 election will be a massive uphill climb, and while we'd rather talk about great ideas, we can't climb that hill by ignoring the millions of Americans who are angry and scared about the damage this president and this Republican Party have done to our democracy. We can't ignore it, and we shouldn't want to ignore it.

  4. Todd Colvin:

    Today's GDP data would suggest there are still more mountains to climb before tightening policy.

  5. Antony Blinken:

    We do have a big task ahead of us in restoring, revitalizing those relationships. I do think it starts... with showing up again, some of our allies and partners question the sustainability of our commitments based on the past few years and that’s going to be a hard hill to climb.

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