climb noun

1 act of climbing

ADJ. long, slow | short | arduous, difficult, exhausting, hard, sharp, steep | easy | steady

VERB + CLIMB do, make I was fitter the first time I did the climb.

PREP. on a/the ~ I broke my ankle on a climb last week. | ~ from/to the short climb from the road to the summit | ~ up They began the long climb up the hill.

2 increase in value/amount/status

ADJ. long, slow | rapid | gradual, steady

PREP. ~ against the dollar's climb against the euro | ~ in a steady climb in the cost of travel | ~ out of a long slow climb out of recession | ~ to her rapid climb to stardom