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climb

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of climb

  1. the act or an instance of rising or climbing up a long hard climb up the mountain Synonyms of climb ascension, ascent, rise, rising, soarWords Related to climb boost, hike, increase, raise; blastoff, elevation, hoist, levitation, liftoff, raising, takeoff; heave, thrust, upheaval, uplifting, upraising, upsurge, upsweep, upswing, upthrust, uptrend, upturn, upwellingNear Antonyms of climb plop, plummeting, sinking; decline, decrease, down; comedown, downfall, downgradeAntonyms of climb descent, dip, dive, drop, fall, nosedive, plunge


climb

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of climb

  1. 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 Synonyms of climb clamber, scrabble, scramble, swarm Words Related to climb shimmy, shin, shinny, skin; ascend, breast [chiefly British], free-climb, get up, mount, scale, summit, surmount; claw, sprawl, struggle

  2. 2 to move or extend upward smoke from the cabin climbing in the still mountain air Synonyms of climb arise, aspire, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust, upturnWords Related to climb surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms of climb dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms of climb decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge

  3. 3 to become greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number complaints to the cable company climbed after the changeover Synonyms of climb accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, boom, build up, burgeon (also bourgeon), increase, enlarge, escalate, expand, gain, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, rise, roll up, snowball, spread, swell, waxWords Related to climb jump, rocket, skyrocket, surge; heighten, intensify, redouble; blow up, bulk, distend, inflate, puff (up); crescendo, crest, peakAntonyms of climb contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane


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