Synonyms of 'ladder'
1 stepsDictionary, set of steps
She broke her arm when she fell off a ladder.
set of steps
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A hierarchy is a system of organizing people into different ranks or levels of importance, for example in society or in a company.
Even in the desert there was a kind of social hierarchy.
Thesaurus for ladder from the Collins English Thesaurus
A ladder is a piece of equipment used for climbing up something or down from something. It consists of two long pieces of wood, metal, or rope with steps fixed between them.