Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

climb

 
 
pronunciation:
klaIm
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: verb
inflections: climbs, climbing, climbed
definition 1: to move upward; go towards the top; rise.
He climbed for an hour until he reached the top of the hill.The airplane climbed sharply after it took off.
synonyms:
ascend
antonyms:
descend
similar words:
arise, clamber, lift, mount, rise, scale, scramble, shin
definition 2: to grow upward on a tall support.
The ivy climbed to the roof of the house.
synonyms:
creep, twine
similar words:
rise, twist, wind
definition 3: to go up by foot.
Let's climb the hill.
 
synonyms:
ascend
similar words:
mount, scale
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of climbing.
The family made several mountain climbs during their vacation.
synonyms:
ascent
similar words:
rise, scramble
definition 2: something to be climbed.
That cliff is a difficult climb.
synonyms:
ascent
similar words:
hill, incline, mountain, slope
derivation: climbable (adj.)
Word Explorer
See
  airplane, amphibian, foot, mountain