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Synonyms for climb
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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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. climb(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    mount or ascend (with difficulty), get up, creep up

  2. climb(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mount or ascend (with difficulty), clamber, scramble

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. climb(v)

    Synonyms:
    clamber, scale

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "climb":

    climbing, rise, ascension, ascent, jump, rises, escalation, ascend, jumps, install, montée

How to pronounce climb?

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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say climb in sign language?

  1. climb

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#989near
#1266approach
#1482develop
#1521mountain
#1653surface
#1775setting
#1777scale
#1837advance
#1861jump
#2003install
#2088upgrade
#2206mount
#2703rise
#2923grow
#2968ride
#3398rear
#3551raise
#4340prove
#4499lift
#4786rising
#4894boost
#5692climbing
#6355mounting
#7087arise
#8420rebel
#8474wax
#9251climb
#9580backing
#10130ascending
#11378rises
#11903hike
#14410jumps
#18536ascension
#19126soar
#20700ascent
#21569originate
#24145swarm
#24284procession
#24577escalation
#28723escalade
#29929ascend
#46777heighten
#53507heave
#53917resurrect
#100697surmount
#103240emanation
#147504clamber
#172553acclivity
#207890uprise

How to use climb in a sentence?

  1. Eric Boullier:

    There is a lot of work obviously to be done, we always say we have a mountain to climb but it looks like it's a very high mountain.

  2. Joshua Cheptegei:

    It would be a mountain to climb, but the challenge is up to me, it’s demanding a lot, in terms of racing and mindset but I want to give myself a try to win both gold medals,.

  3. Richard Giragosian:

    It seems unlikely that anyone except the parties to the conflict themselves can climb down and step back from the brink, but a return to normalcy and a real de-escalation seems unlikely.

  4. Sigmund Freud:

    Innately, children seem to have little true realistic anxiety. They will run along the brink of water, climb on the window sill, play with sharp objects and with fire, in short, do everything that is bound to damage them and to worry those in charge of them, that is wholly the result of education; for they cannot be allowed to make the instructive experiences themselves.

  5. Nobukazu Kuriki:

    When I climb by Nobukazu Kuriki, I can feel things I can't in a city, and therefore, I learn from nature and grow as a human being, it's not for a record or honor. I believe everybody in the world has his or her own mountain in life. Many people might stop climbing or challenging themselves because others judge them negatively or it seems tough.


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