climb definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to go up on or mount, specially by using the arms and legs or even the feet alone; ascend: climb up a mountain; climbed the stairs.
    • to cultivate in an upward direction on or higher: ivy climbing the wall space.
    • To ascend, as by means of the hands and legs, or laboriously or slowly; to attach.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to go yourself up, specially utilizing the arms and foot.
    • to go up slowly, steadily, or effortfully; ascend. See Synonyms at rise.
    • to go in a specified direction by using the hands and legs: climbed down the ladder; climbed out of the screen.
    • To slant or slope upward: The road climbs steeply into the top.
    • To engage in the game or recreation of climbing.
    • to cultivate in an upward path, as some plants do, often by means of twining stems or tendrils.
    • To ascend or install laboriously, esp. by utilization of the hands and foot.
    • To ascend just as if with effort; to increase to a greater point.
    • To ascend or slide up by twining about a support, or by attaching itself by tendrils, rootlets, etc., to a support or upright area.
  • noun:
    • An act of climbing; an ascent: a lengthy, tiring climb to the top.
    • a spot to be climbed: The face of this cliff was a steep rise.
    • An act of climbing.
    • The work of having to someplace more elevated.
    • An upwards struggle
    • The act of one which climbs; ascent by climbing.
    • A climbing; an ascent by climbing.
    • a conference which involves rising to an increased point (like in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    • the work of climbing one thing
    • an upward pitch or class (like in a road)
  • idiom:
    • climb the wall space become nervous or frantic.
  • verb:
    • To ascend; increase; to go up.
    • To mount; to maneuver up on.
    • To scale; to access the top of something.
    • To move (especially up and down anything) by grasping with all the hands and utilising the feet.
    • to practise the sport of climbing
    • to leap large
    • to go to a greater place from the social ladder.
    • Of flowers, to grow upwards by clinging to some thing.
    • move with trouble, by grasping
    • rise or advance
    • pitch up
    • improve your personal standing
    • get up with gradual or continuous development
    • increase in worth or to a greater point
  • others:
    • To mount or ascend; particularly, ascend by means of the arms as well as the foot.
    • For this reason Figuratively, to increase slowly just as if by climbing; ascend; rise.
    • especially, of plants, to ascend in the shape of tendrils or adhesive materials, or by twining the stem or leaf-stalk round a support, as ivy and honeysuckle.
    • To go up on or surmount, especially by way of the fingers and foot.
    • ergo Figuratively, to ascend or attach as though by climbing.
    • to achieve as if by climbing; achieve gradually or with energy.

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