climb (Meaning)

Wordnet

climb (n)

an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

the act of climbing something

Wordnet

climb (v)

go upward with gradual or continuous progress

move with difficulty, by grasping

go up or advance

slope upward

improve one's social status

increase in value or to a higher point

Webster

climb (v. i.)

To ascend or mount laboriously, esp. by use of the hands and feet.

To ascend as if with effort; to rise to a higher point.

To ascend or creep upward by twining about a support, or by attaching itself by tendrils, rootlets, etc., to a support or upright surface.

Webster

climb (v. t.)

To ascend, as by means of the hands and feet, or laboriously or slowly; to mount.

Webster

climb (n.)

The act of one who climbs; ascent by climbing.

climb Sentence Examples

  1. The hikers began their climb up the steep mountain trail early in the morning.
  2. He used ropes and harnesses to assist his climb up the rock face.
  3. As they continued to climb, the air grew thinner, making it harder to breathe.
  4. The children enjoyed the challenge of the climb to the top of the jungle gym.
  5. Climbing the stairs to her apartment on the fifth floor always left her breathless.
  6. With determination, she started the climb up the ladder to reach the attic.
  7. The climbers paused to admire the breathtaking view from their halfway point in the climb.
  8. He hoped to climb to the summit of Mount Everest one day, fulfilling a lifelong dream.
  9. The vines seemed to climb endlessly up the side of the old brick building.
  10. She felt a sense of accomplishment as she completed the climb and reached the summit.

FAQs About the word climb

an upward slope or grade (as in a road), an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.), the act of climbing

scramble, ascend, clamber,scale, swarm, surmount, skin, sprawl, breast, claw

plunge, descend, descend,fall (off), plunge, drop, dip, decline, fall (off), dip

The hikers began their climb up the steep mountain trail early in the morning.

He used ropes and harnesses to assist his climb up the rock face.

As they continued to climb, the air grew thinner, making it harder to breathe.

The children enjoyed the challenge of the climb to the top of the jungle gym.