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Synonyms for ladder
ˈlæd ərlad·der

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Wiktionary

  1. laddernoun

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

    Synonyms:
    run

  2. laddernoun

    Synonyms:
    stepladder

Princeton's WordNet

  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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  1. List of paraphrases for "ladder":

    scale, staircase, stepladder, escalator, level

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How to use ladder in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Palumbo in Perry County:

    We're climbing up a ladder, scaling across a tin roof, mud everywhere, the first day, we're sliding across the tin roof to get to the other side.

  2. James Hong:

    Well, you know, Chinese parents want you to do some professional jobs rather than be an actor, being an actor is like the last rung in the ladder of professions. They don't even call it a profession because it's shameful to demonstrate your feelings in front of an audience. You were taught to be kind of quiet and to keep to yourself.

  3. Robert Greenstein:

    The rule reflects a dark vision of United States -- as an unwelcoming nation that wants to keep out people who seek to join their family, work hard, and climb the economic ladder -- based on the erroneous assumption that they won't contribute to our communities, our economy, and our nation.

  4. Abderrahman Hassi:

    Knowledge is a three-level ladder. When people reach the first level, they feel arrogant; when they reach the second level, they become humble; when they reach the last level, they know that they know nothing.

  5. Brendan Francis Behan:

    Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.


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