Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun climb

3 senses of climb

Sense 1
ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade -- (an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise")
       => slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")

Sense 2
climb, climbing, mounting -- (an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.))
       => rise, rising, ascent, ascension -- (a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

Sense 3
climb, mount -- (the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top")
       => rise, ascent, ascension, ascending -- (the act of changing location in an upward direction)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb climb

6 senses of climb

Sense 1
climb, climb up, mount, go up -- (go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?")
       => rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise -- (move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")
          Phrasal Verb-> climb on#1; climb down#1

Sense 2
climb -- (move with difficulty, by grasping)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
wax, mount, climb, rise -- (go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered")
       => increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

Sense 4
climb -- (slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill")
       => slope, incline, pitch -- (be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")

Sense 5
climb -- (improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder")
       => progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up -- (develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up")

Sense 6
rise, go up, climb -- (increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year")
       => grow -- (become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast")

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