Climb

Definition of Climb

Pronunciation: klīm
v. i.1.To ascend or mount laboriously, esp. by use of the hands and feet.
[imp. & p. p. Climbed (klīmd), Obs. or Vulgar Clomb (klǒm); p. pr. & vb. n. Climbing.]
2.To ascend as if with effort; to rise to a higher point.
Black vapors climb aloft, and cloud the day.
- Dryden.
3.(Bot.) To ascend or creep upward by twining about a support, or by attaching itself by tendrils, rootlets, etc., to a support or upright surface.
v. t.1.To ascend, as by means of the hands and feet, or laboriously or slowly; to mount.
n.1.The act of one who climbs; ascent by climbing.

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