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climbing

 
Noun climbing has 1 sense
  1. climb, climbing, mounting - an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    --1 is a kind of rise, rising, ascent, ascension
    Derived forms: verb climb1, verb climb6
Verb climb has 6 senses
  1. climb, climb up, mount, go up - go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
    --1 is one way to rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
    Derived forms: noun climb1, noun climb3, noun climber1, noun climber3, noun climber4, noun climber5, noun climbing1
    Sample sentences:
    They climb the hill
    They climb up the hill
  2. climb - move with difficulty, by grasping
    --2 is one way to
    move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. wax, mount, climb, rise - go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
    --3 is one way to increase
    Derived form: noun climb2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. climb - slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"
    --4 is one way to
    slope, incline, pitch
    Derived form: noun climb1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  5. climb - improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
    --5 is one way to
    progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up
    Derived form: noun climber2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  6. rise, go up, climb - increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
    --6 is one way to grow
    Derived form: noun climbing1
    Sample sentence:
    The stock market is going to climb
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