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"
climb, climbing, mounting(noun)
an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
the act of climbing something
"it was a difficult climb to the top"
climb, climb up, mount, go up(verb)
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
move with difficulty, by grasping
wax, mount, climb, rise(verb)
go up or advance
"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
"The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"
improve one's social status
"This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
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"
An act of climbing.
The act of getting to somewhere more elevated.
An upwards struggle
To ascend; rise; to go up.
Prices climbed steeply.
To mount; to move upwards on.
To scale; to get to the top of something.
To move (especially up and down something) by gripping with the hands and using the feet.
to practise the sport of climbing
to jump high
To move to a higher position on the social ladder.
Of plants, to grow upwards by clinging to something.
Origin: From climben, from climban, from klimbanan, believed to be a nasalised variant of klibanan, from gley-. Cognate with Dutch klimmen, German klimmen, klembra, klifra. Related to clamber. See also clay, glue.
to ascend or mount laboriously, esp. by use of the hands and feet
to ascend as if with effort; to rise to a higher point
to ascend or creep upward by twining about a support, or by attaching itself by tendrils, rootlets, etc., to a support or upright surface
to ascend, as by means of the hands and feet, or laboriously or slowly; to mount
the act of one who climbs; ascent by climbing
Origin: [AS. climban; akin to OHG. chlimban, G. & D. klimmen, Icel. klfa, and E. cleave to adhere.]
In aviation, the term climb refers both to the actual operation of increasing the altitude of an aircraft and to the logical phase of a typical flight following takeoff and preceding the cruise, during which an increase in altitude to a predetermined level is effected.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klīm, v.i. or v.t. to ascend or mount by clutching with the hands and feet: to ascend with difficulty: to mount.—adj. Climb′able, capable of being climbed.—ns. Climb′er, one who or that which climbs: (pl.) an old-fashioned popular title for several orders of birds whose feet are mainly adapted for climbing: (bot.) those plants which, having weak stems, seek support from other objects, chiefly from other plants, in order to ascend from the ground; Climb′ing. [A.S. climban; cf. Ger. klimmen; conn. with Clamber and Cleave, to stick.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'climb' in Verbs Frequency: #361
The numerical value of climb in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of climb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- лезці, палезці, лазіць, палазіцьBelarusian
- качвам се, изкачвам се, катеря сеBulgarian
- escalarCatalan, Valencian
- růst, léztCzech
- klettern, steigen, aufsteigenGerman
- ανεβαίνω, σκαρφαλώνωGreek
- escalar, subir, trepar, subida, ascensoSpanish
- nousta, kiivetä, kohota, kavutaFinnish
- monter, escalader, grimperFrench
- dìrich, streapScottish Gaelic
- טיפס, עלה, האמירHebrew
- բարձրանալ, ելնել, մագլցելArmenian
- klifra, klífaIcelandic
- arrampicare, scalareItalian
- 登る, 攀じ登るJapanese
- 오르다, 기어 올라가다Korean
- scando, ascendōLatin
- искачува, се искачува, се јази, ползи, искачувањеMacedonian
- klimmen, beklimmenDutch
- klatreNorwegian Nynorsk
- subir, escalar, trepar, escalada, ascensão, subidaPortuguese
- sui, urcaRomanian
- подниматься, подняться, залезть, карабкаться, лазить, вскарабкаться, полазить, лезть, взбираться, взобраться, восхождение, подъёмRussian
- tırmanmak, çıkmakTurkish
- полі́зти, ла́зити, лі́зти, пола́зитиUkrainian
- leo, lênVietnamese
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