Synonyms for climb

Grammar : Verb
Spell : klahym
Phonetic Transcription : klaɪm

Top 10 synonyms for climb Other synonyms for the word climb

Définition of climb

Origin :
  • Old English climban "raise oneself using hands and feet; rise gradually, ascend; make an ascent of" (past tense clamb, past participle clumben, clumbe), from West Germanic *klimbanan "go up by clinging" (cf. Dutch klimmen "to climb," Old High German klimban, German klimmen). A strong verb in Old English, weak by 16c. Most other Germanic languages long ago dropped the -b. Meaning "to mount as if by climbing" is from mid-14c. Figurative sense of "rise slowly by effort" is from mid-13c. Related: Climbed; climbing.
  • verb crawl, move up
Example sentences :
  • I would I were my brother, your honour,” said Ambrose, “then would I climb the thee.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Who foremost now to climb the leaguered wall, The first to triumph, or the first to fall?
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • He will never fly at your elephant, or climb a tree, or take to the water after you!
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • After two hours' climb, the features of the landscape change.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Without waiting to plan, I began to climb down the steep side of the ravine.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • "Scoot down there and climb into that boat," he said proudly to Eileen.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • I soon began to climb the rigging of the brig, ascending to the mast-heads.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • We did not attempt, therefore, to cut through again, but resolved to climb.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • A bear ought to climb; therefore will I take a look above them.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • If you climb one of them you will be able to look over the city.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae » by Jennie Hall

Antonyms for climb

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