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  1. [noun] an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
    Synonyms: ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, upgrade

  2. [noun] an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    Synonyms: ing, mounting

  3. [noun] the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
    Synonyms: mount

  4. [verb] go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
    Synonyms: up, mount, go up

  5. [verb] move with difficulty, by grasping

  6. [verb] go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
    Synonyms: wax, mount, rise

  7. [verb] slope upward; "The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill"

  8. [verb] improve one's social status; "This young man knows how to climb the social ladder"

  9. [verb] increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
    Synonyms: rise, go up


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