climb up

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Verb1.climb up - go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
scale - climb up by means of a ladder
escalade - climb up and over; "They had to escalade canyons to reach their destination"
ramp - creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over the wall"
mountaineer - climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
go up, rise, move up, lift, arise, come up, uprise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
ride - climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
2.climb up - appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house"
3.climb up - rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

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vi = climb VI
vi +prep obj ladder etchinaufsteigen; tree, wallhochklettern
References in classic literature ?
Well, I'll climb up when I get back, then," said the boy, with a laugh.
The king's son wanted to climb up to her, and looked for the door of the tower, but none was to be found.
Tarzan made a face at the king of beasts, whereat Numa, greatly to the ape-man's surprise, started to climb up into the branches toward him.