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Synonyms for ladder
ˈlæd ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ladder(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    run, ravel

  2. ladder(noun)

    ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

    "he climbed the career ladder"

    Synonyms:
    run, ravel

  3. run, ladder, ravel(verb)

    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, run(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. ladder(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    run

  2. ladder(noun)

    Synonyms:
    stepladder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ladder":

    scale, staircase, stepladder, escalator, level

How to pronounce ladder?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ladder in sign language?

  1. ladder

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How to use ladder in a sentence?

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Worry is a ladder that never goes up to a hill.

  2. Steve Nash:

    The greatest gift has been to be completely immersed in my passion and striving for something I loved so much -- visualizing a ladder, climbing up to my heroes.

  3. Mayor Mike Duggan:

    Every doctor in every hospital in this state understands ... that if you schedule an MRI for a rehab case for somebody who fell off a ladder and has Blue Cross, you get paid a certain amount, if that person got hurt in a car accident, you get reimbursed triple.

  4. Joseph J. Lamb:

    The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered.

  5. Joseph L. Mankiewicz:

    Funny business, a woman's career the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common, whether we like it or not being a woman. Sooner or later, we've got to work at it, no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted.


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