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Synonyms for ladder
ˈlæd ərlad·der

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. laddernoun

    length of unravelled fabric in a knitted garment, especially in nylon stockings

    Synonyms:
    run

  2. laddernoun

    Synonyms:
    stepladder

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. laddernoun

    steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

    Synonyms:
    run, ravel

  2. laddernoun

    ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

    "he climbed the career ladder"

    Synonyms:
    run, ravel

  3. run, ladder, ravelverb

    a row of unravelled stitches

    "she got a run in her stocking"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, streamlet, running

  4. ladder, runverb

    come unraveled or undone as if by snagging

    "Her nylons were running"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ply, melt

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PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "ladder":

    scale, staircase, stepladder, escalator, level

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How to use ladder in a sentence?

  1. Wesley D'Amico:

    For success there is no ladder or elevator, if you want to reach the top, you have to climb.”

  2. Victor Sedinger:

    It doesn’t require a ladder, and you certainly don’t have to get on a roof to look, use binoculars or a camera or smartphone with a telephoto feature if you need to.

  3. Clare Booth Luce:

    Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.

  4. Richard Gottlieb:

    I think you are going to see more(' girl' toys marketed to boys or as gender-neutral), but it is going to come later, remember, you still have 20th-century leadership marketing to 21st-century young adults. As these young adults move their way up through the ladder, you are going to see more and more gender neutrality.

  5. Saint Augustine:

    We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot.


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