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climb

verb
 
 
/klaɪm/
PERSON [I, T] ( also climb up) A2 to go up something, or onto the top of something: to climb a ladder/tree/mountain He climbed up on a chair to change the light bulb. My grandfather finds it difficult to climb stairs now.Moving upwards
climb into/out of/through, etc B2 to move somewhere using your hands and legs: The child climbed into the back of the car.Moving upwardsMoving on your hands and legs or on your stomach
NUMBER [I] If a price, number, or amount climbs, it increases: Profits climbed 11% last quarter.Increasing and intensifying
MOVE HIGHER [I] B2 to move to a higher position: The road climbs quite steeply.Moving upwards
climb noun [C] a long/steep/uphill climb
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