"climb" in the noun sense
1. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade
an upward slope or grade (as in a road
"the car couldn't make it up the rise"
2. climb, climbing, mounting
an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
3. climb, mount
the act of climbing something
"it was a difficult climb to the top"
"climb" in the verb sense
1. climb, climb up, mount, go up
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
move with difficulty, by grasping
3. wax, mount, climb, rise
go up or advance
"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
"The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"
improve one's social status
"This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"
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"
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