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Meaning of climb

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't
           make it up the rise" [syn: {ascent}, {acclivity}, {rise},
           {raise}, {climb}, {upgrade}] [ant: {declension},
           {declination}, {decline}, {declivity}, {descent},
           {downslope}, {fall}]
      2: an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in
         altitude or temperature or intensity etc.) [syn: {climb},
         {climbing}, {mounting}]
      3: the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to
         the top" [syn: {climb}, {mount}]
      v 1: go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you
           ever climb up the hill behind your house?" [syn: {climb},
           {climb up}, {mount}, {go up}]
      2: move with difficulty, by grasping
      3: go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were
         lowered" [syn: {wax}, {mount}, {climb}, {rise}] [ant: {wane}]
      4: slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the
      5: improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to
         climb the social ladder"
      6: increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed
         steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
         [syn: {rise}, {go up}, {climb}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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