Thesaurus

climbing

verb
present participle of climb

Synonyms & Antonyms of climbing

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 for climbing

Words Related to climbing

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about climbing

Cite this Entry

“Climbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/climbing. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on climbing

Nglish: Translation of climbing for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of climbing for Arabic Speakers

Comments on climbing

What made you want to look up climbing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!