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English definition of “climb”

climb

verb [I/T] (RISE)   /klɑɪm/
to go up, or go up something or to the top of something: [I] We climbed to the top of the hill, where we had a great view. [T] She climbed the stairs to the third floor. [I] The plane is still climbing and will level off at 33,000 feet. [I] fig. As he climbed the corporate ladder (= moved into better and better positions in business), his salary increased dramatically. To climb is also to increase: [I] The cost of goods is climbing.
(Definition of climb verb (RISE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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