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  ( climbs    plural & 3rd person present)   ( climbing    present participle)   ( climbed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you climb something such as a tree, mountain, or ladder, or climbup it, you move towards the top of it. If you climbdown it, you move towards the bottom of it.  
He picked up his suitcase and climbed the stairs...      V n  
I told her about him climbing up the drainpipe...      V up n  
Kelly climbed down the ladder into the water...      V down n  
Children love to climb.      V, Also V up/down  
      Climb is also a noun., n-count   oft N prep hour's leisurely climb through olive groves and vineyards.     
2       verb   If you climb somewhere, you move there carefully, for example because you are moving into a small space or trying to avoid falling.  
The girls hurried outside, climbed into the car, and drove off...      V prep/adv  
He must have climbed out of his cot...      V prep/adv  
3       verb   When something such as an aeroplane climbs, it moves upwards to a higher position. When the sun climbs, it moves higher in the sky.   (=rise)  
The plane took off for LA, lost an engine as it climbed, and crashed just off the runway.      V, Also V prep  
4       verb   When something climbs, it increases in value or amount.  
The nation's unemployment rate has been climbing steadily since last June...      V  
Prices have climbed by 21% since the beginning of the year...      V by amount  
The FA Cup Final's audience climbed to 12.3 million...      V to/from amount  
Jaguar shares climbed 43 pence to 510 pence.      V amount  
    a mountain to climb  
    mountain   climb down      phrasal verb   If you climb down in an argument or dispute, you admit that you are wrong, or change your intentions or demands.   (=back down)  
If Lafontaine is forced to climb down, he may wish to reconsider his position...      V P  
He has climbed down on pledges to reduce capital gains tax.      V P on/over n  

climb-down        ( climb-downs    plural  ) , climbdown   A climb-down in an argument or dispute is the act of admitting that you are wrong or of changing your intentions or demands.      n-count  
In an embarrassing climb-down, the Home Secretary lifted the deportation threat.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


ascend, clamber, mount, rise, scale, shin up, soar, top  

climb down  
1    descend, dismount  
2    back down, eat crow     (U.S. informal)   eat one's words, retract, retreat  

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