Synonyms of climb in English:

climb


See definition of climb

verb

1‘we climbed the hill’

SYNONYMS
ascend, mount, scale, scramble up, clamber up, shin up
go up, move up, walk up, make one's way up, swarm up
conquer
North American shinny, shinny up
ANTONYMS

descend

2‘the plane climbed to eleven thousand feet’

SYNONYMS
rise, ascend, fly upwards, gain altitude
ANTONYMS

dive

3‘the road climbs steeply from the bay’

SYNONYMS
slope upwards, rise, go uphill, incline upwards
ANTONYMS

drop

4‘the shares opened at 47.5p and climbed to 55p’

SYNONYMS
increase, rise, go up, mount, escalate, shoot up, leap up, soar, spiral, rocket
informal be hiked up, be jacked up, go through the ceiling, go through the roof
ANTONYMS

fall, decrease

5‘he's climbed through the ranks to become chairman of the association’

SYNONYMS
advance, work one's way up, rise, move up, progress, make progress, make strides, get ahead

6‘the man climbed out of his car’

SYNONYMS
clamber, scramble
scrabble, claw one's way, crawl

noun

1‘he was out of breath after his steep climb’

SYNONYMS
ascent, clamber
conquest
ANTONYMS

descent


Phrases

    climb down

    1‘Sandy climbed down the ladder’


    SYNONYMS

    descend, go down, come down, move down, shin down

    2‘the Government had to climb down over its claim that it was offering the miners a pay increase’


    SYNONYMS

    back down, admit defeat, concede defeat, surrender, capitulate, yield, give in, give up, give way, cave in, submit

    retreat, backtrack, back-pedal

    admit that one is wrong, retract one's words, eat one's words, eat humble pie

    do a U-turn, do an about-face, row back, shift one's ground, sing a different song, have second thoughts

    British

    do an about-turn

    North American informal

    eat crow