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climbed, past participle; climbed, past tense; climbs, 3rd person singular present; climbing, present participle;
  1. Go or come up (a slope, incline, or staircase), esp. by using the feet and sometimes the hands; ascend
    • - we began to climb the hill
    • - the air became colder as they climbed higher
    • - he climbed up the steps slowly
  2. (of an aircraft or the sun) Go upward
    • - we decided to climb to 6,000 feet
  3. (of a road or track) Slope upward or up
    • - the track climbed steeply up a narrow, twisting valley
  4. (of a plant) Grow up (a wall, tree, or trellis) by clinging with tendrils or by twining
    • - when ivy climbs a wall, it infiltrates any crack
    • - there were roses climbing up the walls
  5. Grow in scale, value, or power
    • - the stock market climbed 24 points
    • - he climbed from a job as office messenger to president of the bank
  6. Move to a higher position in (a chart or table)
    • - the song is climbing the adult-contemporary chart
  7. Move with effort, esp. into or out of a confined space; clamber
    • - Howard started to climb out of the front seat
    • - I climbed down a narrow ladder
    • - he climbed to a high bough
  8. Put on (clothes)
    • - he climbed into his suit
  1. An ascent, esp. of a mountain or hill, by climbing
    • - the rigorous climb up the mountain
    • - his long climb from poverty
  2. A mountain, hill, or slope that is climbed or is to be climbed
    • - the mountain is no easy climb
  3. A recognized route up a mountain or cliff
    • - this may be the hardest rock climb in the world
  4. An aircraft's flight upward
    • - we leveled out from the climb at 600 feet
    • - rate of climb
  5. A rise or increase in value, rank, or power
    • - an above-average climb in prices

  1. ascent: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  2. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
  3. an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
  4. move with difficulty, by grasping
  5. the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
  6. wax: go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
  7. In aviation, the term climb refers both to the actual operation of increasing the altitude of an aircraft and to the logical phase of a typical flight (often called the climb phase or climbout) following take-off and preceding the cruise, during which an increase in altitude to a predetermined ...
  8. The Climb is a film directed by Bob Swaim and starring John Hurt, Gregory Smith, David Strathairn, Marla Sokoloff, and Sarah Buxton. The film was re-released on DVD August 21, 2007.
  9. The Climb is a 2002 film directed by John Schmidt, distributed by World Wide Pictures.
  10. The Climb is a documentary of Laurie Skreslet's return to Mount Everest after twenty-five years. On October 5, 1982, Laurie Skreslet and Pat Morrow were the first Canadians to climb Mount Everest at the cost of four dead team members.
  11. The Climb is an account by Russian mountaineer Anatoli Boukreev of the 1996 Everest Disaster, during which eight climbers lost their lives on Mount Everest. The co-author, G. ...
  12. "The Climb" is a song performed by American recording artist and actress Miley Cyrus, for the 2009 film ''''. The song was written by Jessi Alexander and Jon Mabe, and produced by John Shanks. It was released on March 5, 2009, as the lead single of the film's by Walt Disney Records. ...
  13. An act of climbing; The act of getting to somewhere more elevated; An upwards struggle; To ascend; rise; to go up; To mount; to move upwards on; To scale; to get to the top of something; To move (especially up and down something) by gripping with the hands and using the feet; to practise ...
  14. (climbing) (plant habit) - adj. growing upward in a winding fashion. See illustration.
  15. (CLIMBING) A fault in a horse's stride in which, instead of reaching out, his action is abnormally high.
  16. (CLIMBING) Desire to move beyond your present circumstances; growth with effort; ambitions / Progress; reaching an understanding / (see MOUNTAIN, STAIRCASE, LADDER, TREE, UP)
  17. (CLIMBING) Running with an unusually high motion of the front legs, usually when rank or under severe restraint
  18. (CLIMBING) Some horses that tire at the end of a race appear to lift their front legs higher than usual and therefore shortening their stride. This is called climbing as the horse seems to climb stairs.
  19. (Climbing) Climber informing the belayer they are starting to climb.
  20. (Climbing) Movement upward on rock, snow, ice, or a mixture thereof.
  21. (Climbing) Set your resistance high to mimic climbing a steep grade. You may at times get out of the saddle and then sit back in the saddle to grind through the climb.
  22. (Climbing) To dream of climbing up a hill or mountain and reaching the top, you will overcome the most formidable obstacles between you and a prosperous future but if you should fail to reach the top, your dearest plans will suffer being wrecked. ...
  23. (Climbing) When a horse lifts its front legs abnormally high as it gallops, causing it to run inefficiently.
  24. (Climbing) develop technique seated, standing, different hand positions, steady state or power climbs
  25. (Climbing) plants that climb fences or other structures by using roots or stems to grip structures. Vines are climbing plants.