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Adjective
Moving, pointing, or leading to a higher place, point, or level
Adjective
Assurgent, ascending
Adjective
Becoming larger in size, degree or intensity
Adjective
Beginning to attract attention or critical acclaim
Adjective
Given to creeping
Noun
The sport of climbing mountains
Noun
An instance of rising or moving up through the air
Noun
The ability to move or be moved freely and easily
Verb
Present participle for to physically scale something to get to its top
“The servants and live-in farm workers were not allowed to use the stairs, but had to climb a ladder to get to their sleeping quarters.”
Verb
Present participle for to elevate or gain in altitude
“The aircraft will climb to approximately 39,000 feet and release the launch vehicle and payload.”
Verb
(of a road or track) Present participle for to slope upwards
“Take the trail to the right, where the path will begin to climb steeply as it approaches the hill.”
Verb
Present participle for to make progress by moving to a higher rank, position or status
“He's a weatherman, trying to climb the ranks of the network on nothing more than his good looks.”
Verb
Present participle for to develop or increase in amount, value or degree
“But when stock prices climb, the ratio of trend followers to fundamentalists begins to grow.”
Verb
Present participle for to move awkwardly or with difficulty, typically in an upward direction
“As soon as one crab starts to climb out of the pot, the others grab it and drag it back down.”
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