an upward slope or grade (as in a road); the car couldnt make it up the rise
an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
the act of climbing something; it was a difficult climb to the top
[ Syn: mount ]
go upward with gradual or continuous progress; Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?
move with difficulty, by grasping
go up or advance; Sales were climbing after prices were lowered
slope upward; The path climbed all the way to the top of the hill'
improve one's social status; This young man knows how to climb the social ladder'
increase in value or to a higher point; prices climbed steeply; the value of our house rose sharply last year