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English definition of “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
(Definition of climb verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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