1. [ noun ] steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
Related terms: stairway extension_ladder rope_ladder Jacob's_ladder scaling_ladder sea_ladder monkey_ladder step_ladder rundle
2. [ noun ] ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

"he climbed the career ladder"

Related terms: degree
3. [ verb ] come unraveled or undone as if by snagging, of stockings
Synonyms: run

"Her nylons were running"

Related terms: break run run
4. [ noun ] a row of unravelled stitches
Synonyms: ravel run

"she got a run in her stocking"

Related terms: damage ravel
Similar spelling:   lauder