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climb

verb

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1 to move (as up or over something) often with the help of the hands in holding or pulling
  • visitors should use caution when climbing over the wet rocks along the shore

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2 to move or extend upward
  • smoke from the cabin climbing in the still mountain air

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3 to become greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number
  • complaints to the cable company climbed after the changeover

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climb

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of climb (Entry 2 of 2)

the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • a long hard climb up the mountain

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The first known use of climb was before the 12th century

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“Climb.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/climb. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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