climb - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] [usually singular] 

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  1. 1
    a gradual movement to a higher position by someone who is walking or climbing
    climb up:

    The trip includes a climb up the dormant volcano.

    1. b.
      a distance that you have to climb to get somewhere

      The summit is only a short climb from here.

  2. 2
    an increase in temperature, or in the price or level of something

    We left before the temperature began its daily climb to 30 degrees.