climb

climb
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. mount, scale, ascend, rise, go up; succeed; clamber, scramble, shin[ny]. See ascent, descent.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of climbing]
Syn. climbing, clamber, mounting, ascent; see rise 1 .
2. [An ascending place]
Syn. slope, incline, rise; see grade 1 , hill .
v.
1. [To ascend]
Syn. go up, soar, escalate, slope; see rise 1 .
2. [To mount]
Syn. scale, work one's way up, ascend gradually, scramble up, clamber up, shin up, swarm up, start up, go up, ascend, go on board, labor up, struggle up, get on, climb on, progress upward, rise, rise hand over hand, creep up, twine up, crawl up, strive up, escalade, surmount, soar up, shinny up, scrabble up, shoot up.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
ascend, scale, mount, clamber, shinny, *climb hand over hand, rise, swarm, escalade, scramble up, descend. see mountain climbing
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To move upward on or along: ascend, go up, mount, scale2. See RISE. 2. To move from a lower to a higher position: arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar. See RISE. 3. To attain a higher status, rank, or condition: advance, ascend, mount, rise. Idiom: go up the ladder. See INCREASE, RISE. II noun The act of moving upward on or along: ascension, ascent. See RISE.

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