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1. ladder

noun. ['ˈlædɝ'] steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down.

Synonyms

  • steps
  • extension ladder
  • stepladder
  • rundle
  • Jacob's ladder
  • sea ladder
  • sea steps
  • monkey ladder
  • step ladder
  • pilot ladder
  • rung
  • stairs
  • spoke
  • jack ladder
  • articulated ladder
  • rope ladder

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Ladder

  • brader
  • shadur
  • sadder
  • radder
  • madere
  • madder
  • madar
  • kadar
  • bader

How do you pronounce ladder?

Pronounce ladder as ˈlædər.

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Sentences with ladder


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pivot into the ladder under the bottom beam as you lift so the bottom beam rests on your shoulder.

Quotes about ladder


1. The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
- Ayn Rand

2. You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
- Zig Ziglar

3. You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don't make moves and when you don't climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you're not competition.
- Nicki Minaj

2. ladder-proof

adjective. (of hosiery) resistant to runs or (in Britain) ladders.

Synonyms

  • run-resistant
  • impervious
  • runproof

Antonyms

  • permeable
  • receptive

3. ladder-back

noun. the backrest of a chair that consists of two uprights with connecting slats.

Synonyms

  • back
  • backrest

Antonyms

  • front
  • fore
  • anterior

4. ladder-back

noun. a chair with a ladder-back.

Synonyms

  • chair

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • forward

5. ladder-back_chair

noun. a chair with a ladder-back.

Synonyms

  • chair

6. ladder

noun. ['ˈlædɝ'] a row of unravelled stitches.

Synonyms

  • ravel
  • damage
  • harm
  • impairment

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. ladder

noun. ['ˈlædɝ'] ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress.

Synonyms

  • degree
  • stage
  • level

Antonyms

  • idle
  • stay
  • ravel
  • knot

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. ladder

verb. ['ˈlædɝ'] come unraveled or undone as if by snagging.

Synonyms

  • run
  • unravel
  • split up
  • separate
  • break
  • come apart

Antonyms

  • snarl
  • unite
  • unify
  • decrease

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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