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What is another word for climbs?

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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.”
To elevate or gain in altitude
“The aircraft will climb to approximately 39,000 feet and release the launch vehicle and payload.”
(of a road or track) To slope upwards
“Take the trail to the right, where the path will begin to climb steeply as it approaches the hill.”
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.”
To develop or increase in amount, value or degree
“But when stock prices climb, the ratio of trend followers to fundamentalists begins to grow.”
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.”
Plural for an act of climbing or hiking up a mountain, hill, or elevated structure
“He knows that the direct rays from the sun will slow him down, even if he wears sunglasses. Nevertheless, Robert is determined to complete his climb.”
Plural for an act or instance of elevating or rising above ground or into the air
“Outside the cabin, the early morning mist was now beginning to rise and clear as the sun continued its climb into the sky.”
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