Synonyms for climb

Synonyms for (noun) climb

Synonyms: mount, climb

Definition: the act of climbing something

Usage: it was a difficult climb to the top

Similar words: rise, ascending, ascension, ascent

Definition: the act of changing location in an upward direction


Synonyms: climb, climbing, mounting

Definition: an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

Similar words: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon


Synonyms: ascent, acclivity, climb, upgrade, rise, raise

Definition: an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

Usage: the car couldn't make it up the rise

Similar words: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain

Synonyms for (verb) climb

Synonyms: climb, rise, go up

Definition: increase in value or to a higher point

Usage: prices climbed steeply; the value of our house rose sharply last year

Similar words: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast


Synonyms: climb

Definition: improve one's social status

Usage: This young man knows how to climb the social ladder

Similar words: advance, get along, get on, progress, come along, come on, shape up

Definition: develop in a positive way

Usage: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up


Synonyms: climb, wax, mount, rise

Definition: go up or advance

Usage: Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: climb, climb up, go up, mount

Definition: go upward with gradual or continuous progress

Usage: Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

Similar words: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows


Synonyms: climb

Definition: move with difficulty, by grasping

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: climb

Definition: slope upward

Usage: The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill

Similar words: slope, incline, pitch

Definition: be at an angle

Usage: The terrain sloped down