Associations to the word «Climb»

Pictures for the word «Climb»


CLIMB, verb. (intransitive) To ascend; rise; to go up.
CLIMB, verb. (transitive) To mount; to move upwards on.
CLIMB, verb. (transitive) To scale; to get to the top of something.
CLIMB, verb. (transitive) To move (especially up and down something) by gripping with the hands and using the feet.
CLIMB, verb. (intransitive) to practise the sport of climbing
CLIMB, verb. (intransitive) to jump high
CLIMB, verb. To move to a higher position on the social ladder.
CLIMB, verb. (botany) Of plants, to grow upwards by clinging to something.
CLIMB, noun. An act of climbing.
CLIMB, noun. The act of getting to somewhere more elevated.
CLIMB, noun. An upwards struggle
CLIMB DOWN, noun. (idiomatic) (sometimes hyphenated) An abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, policy, argument, etc.
CLIMB DOWN, verb. Used other than as an idiom. To descend by climbing.
CLIMB DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) (sometimes followed by from) To abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed opinion, argument, etc.
CLIMB DOWN SOMEONE'S THROAT, verb. Alternative form of jump down someone's throat
CLIMB THE WALLS, verb. (idiomatic) To behave in a distressed or frantic manner; to feel very agitated.
CLIMB UP, verb. (intransitive) to make a gradual ascent or increase
CLIMB UP, verb. (transitive) to gradually ascend something

Dictionary definition

CLIMB, noun. An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise".
CLIMB, noun. An event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.).
CLIMB, noun. The act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top".
CLIMB, verb. Go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?".
CLIMB, verb. Move with difficulty, by grasping.
CLIMB, verb. Go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered".
CLIMB, verb. Slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill".
CLIMB, verb. Improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder".
CLIMB, verb. Increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne