verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to descend, especially by using both hands and feet.
- to retreat, as from an indefensible opinion or position: He was forced to climb down from his untenable position.
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Examples from the Web for climb
The pilot asked air-traffic control for permission to climb from 32,000 to 38,000 feet to avoid the bad weather.
Make a batch of these rum balls, climb into a onesie, and let your favorite movie do the rest.
Republicans have the highest hill to climb but greatest opportunity.Is This the Beginning of the End for Blacks and Dems?|Keli Goff|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It took you quite a while to climb the Hollywood mountain, so to speak.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood|Marlow Stern|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Until the epidemic is brought under control, the CDC predicts the numbers will continue to climb at that rate.Why Isn't Silicon Valley Doing More to Fight Ebola?|Abby Haglage|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is worth while to climb up this last flight of the old broken stair.Naples Past and Present|Arthur H. Norway
"They look all right to me," said he, as he started to climb up on the Big Rock.The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat|Thornton W. Burgess
What did the farmer's wife say when she saw Betty climb into the nest?Dick and His Cat and Other Tales|Various
They are not allowed to quit the ground and climb the heights.The Life of the Spider|J. Henri Fabre
Love is the ladder by which we climb up to the likeness of God.Leaves of Life|Margaret Bird Steinmetz