Definition of 'climb'
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They have already climbed the ladder once and want to get back on it. Times, Sunday Times (2017)So they had to get a ladder and climb in a window. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She especially wants to give more people from humble backgrounds a chance of climbing the social ladder. The Sun (2016)This is a new climbing frame! Times, Sunday Times (2016)When we get out there is still 600m to climb. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It took about half an hour of careful climbing, but soon we were within just a few metres of the summit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Official figures this week are set to show that inflation climbed above 1 % last month for the first time in two years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The revival rocket is still climbing and Wasps have now won their first four games for the first time in over a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'd do it the next time he went off to climb a mountain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)England now have a mountain to climb in Mumbai and Madras. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When had we last climbed a mountain together? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some of the climbs take an hour to get to the top. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Park rangers were dispatched and began climbing the route. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sales have been climbing steadily since then. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Prices already climb sky high in the summer holiday as demand massively outstrips supply. The Sun (2014)It is an odd place to climb. The Sun (2015)Departing aircraft will climb higher much more quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are miles from anywhere and the road still climbs away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My contemporaries were climbing the job ladder and buying houses. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There appeared to be a success curve that was climbing gradually upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We gave ourselves a mountain to climb. The Sun (2008)Photography festivals have spread across the world and prices have climbed into the stratosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And that becomes a problem as we climb higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Having used the tripod as a climbing frame the inquisitive animals soon discovered how to fire the shutter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The uphill trek out was tough and after an arduous six hours the final climb was in sight. The Sun (2016)Hanging from a climbing frame or branch and bringing the knees up the chest is also good for core strengthening. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the past year the stock has climbed 116%. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are an amazing 1,400 cliff face routes to climb on the coastline. The Sun (2013)The harp seal population has since climbed back to 9m. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The company climbs nine places in our list this year to 15th. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their Hurricanes were still climbing when they saw the formation. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)The All-Share climbed by 24% over the same period. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'climb'
British English: climb /klaɪm/ VERB
If you climb something such as a tree, mountain, or ladder, or climb up it, you move towards the top of it. If you climbdown it, you move towards the bottom of it.
Climbing the first hill took half an hour.
- American English: climb
- Arabic: يَتَسَلَّقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: escalar
- Chinese: 攀登
- Croatian: penjati se
- Czech: šplhat
- Danish: klatre op ad
- Dutch: klimmen
- European Spanish: escalar
- Finnish: kiivetä
- French: grimper
- German: klettern
- Greek: σκαρφαλώνω
- Italian: scalare
- Japanese: 登る
- Korean: 기어오르다
- Norwegian: klatre
- Polish: wspiąć się
- European Portuguese: escalar
- Romanian: a se cățăra
- Russian: взбираться
- Spanish: escalar
- Swedish: klättra
- Thai: ปีน
- Turkish: tırmanmak
- Ukrainian: вилізати
- Vietnamese: leo
Definition of climb from the Collins English Dictionary
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