Definition of


  1. (noun, object) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  2. (noun, event) an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
  3. (noun, act) the act of climbing something
  4. (verb, motion) go upward with gradual or continuous progress
  5. (verb, motion) move with difficulty, by grasping
  6. (verb, change) go up or advance
  7. (verb, motion) slope upward
  8. (verb, change) improve one's social status
  9. (verb, change) increase in value or to a higher point
    the value of our house rose sharply last year

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Climb

  1. O.E. climban, from W.Gmc. *klimbanan "go up by clinging." A strong verb in O.E., weak by 16c. Most other Gmc. languages long ago dropped the -b. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Climb

c-clamp, clam up, clamp, clean up, cleanup, climb up, clomp, clump, colombia, colombo, columba, columbia, columbo, coulomb

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