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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:

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

How to pronounce climb?

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How to say climb in sign language?

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#2923grow
#2968ride
#3398rear
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#9251climb
#9580backing
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#18536ascension
#19126soar
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How to use climb in a sentence?

  1. Chris Froome:

    I think that the beautiful thing about the Tour de France is that it's not specifically about one stage, I think it's going to take a complete cyclist, but the stage that certainly stands out for me is the stage to Mont Ventoux, i know how difficult this climb is and how much time can be won or lost on that climb.

  2. Sammy Wilson:

    If I travel to another country and there is a sacred site, an area of restricted access, I dont enter or climb it, I respect it, it is the same here for Anangu. We welcome tourists here. We are not stopping tourism, just this activity.

  3. John Viscount Morley:

    No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.

  4. 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.

  5. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.


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