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English verb: climb up

1. climb up (motion) go upward with gradual or continuous progress


SamplesDid you ever climb up the hill behind your house?.


Synonymsclimb, go up, mount


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Narrower (hyponym)escalade, mountaineer, ramp, ride, scale

2. climb up (motion) appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils


SamplesThe vine climbed up the side of the house.


Synonymsascend


Pattern of useSomething ----s

3. climb up (change) rise in rank or status


SamplesHer new novel jumped high on the bestseller list.


Synonymsjump, rise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)change









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