(noun, verb)


1. steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down

Definition categories: man–made, stairs, steps

2. ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

- he climbed the career ladder

Definition categories: state, degree, level, point, stage

3. a row of unravelled stitches

Similar word(s): ravel, run

Definition categories: event, damage, harm, impairment


1. come unraveled or undone as if by snagging

Similar word(s): run

Definition categories: change, break, separate