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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; A row of unraveled stitches; Ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress. Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging.

Usage examples (39)
  • Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
  • He climbed the career ladder
  • Because it leads you straight down what I call the ladder of compromise.
  • We spent a long time creating what we call our ladder of maturities and when you look at our maturities out over a for more
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