Synonyms of ladder


1. ladder, stairs, steps

usage: steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

2. ladder, degree, level, stage, point

usage: ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress; "he climbed the career ladder"

3. run, ladder, ravel, damage, harm, impairment

usage: a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"


1. ladder, run, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart

usage: come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"

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Definition and meaning of ladder (Dictionary)