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climb

climb

 
 
pronunciation:
klaIm
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part of speech: verb
inflections: climbed, climbing, climbs
definition 1: to move up or go towards the top.
He climbed until he reached the top of the mountain.The airplane climbed fast into the air.
similar words:
rise
definition 2: to travel up something using your feet and sometimes your hands and other parts of your body.
We climbed the stairs to the roof.My daughter loves to climb trees.
derivation: climbable (adj.)
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