Synonyms of 'climb'
1 ascendDictionary, scale, mount
Climbing the first hill took half an hour.
2 clamberDictionary, descend, scramble
He climbed down from the cab.
3 riseDictionary, go up, soar
The plane took off, lost an engine as it climbed, and crashed just off the runway.
4 increaseDictionary, rise, mount
Prices have climbed by 21% since the beginning of the year.
The population continues to increase.
We need to increase our charges in order to meet rising costs.
For several hours, tension mounted.
Fresh food is so scarce that prices have rocketed sharply.
Unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
Promotion can inflate a film's final cost.
Sales shot up by 9% last month.
phrasal verbclimb down
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Disaster struck as the plane descended through the mist.
If you dismount from a horse or a bicycle, you get down from it.
She dismounted and began to lead her horse.
Thesaurus for climb from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you climb something such as a tree, mountain, or ladder , or climb up it, you move towards the top of it. If you climb down it, you move towards the bottom of it.