What are some opposite words for climb?

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. Vikrant Parsai:

    Those who collect pebbles rarely climb mountains.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.

  3. Richard Mallinson:

    It's a mountain to climb for the GNA to establish legitimacy, even before we start talking about organizing security against Islamic State.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Climb the ladder only if it takes you to somewhere high! Some ascents may descend you to low places!

  5. Walter Federle:

    If a human, for example, wanted to climb up a wall the way a gecko does, we ’d need impractically large sticky feet -- and shoes in European size 145 or Walter Federle size 114.

How to pronounce climb?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say climb in sign language?

  1. climb

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1232fall
#2158drop
#5110slip
#9251climb
#17934tumble
#25148descend
#41049swoop

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