Definitions for mountmaʊnt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mount
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to go up; climb; ascend.
to get up on (a platform, a horse, etc.).
to set or place at an elevation:
to mount a house on stilts.
to furnish with a horse or other animal for riding.
to set or place (a person) on horseback.
to organize and launch (an attack, campaign, etc.).
to raise or put (a gun) into position for use.
(of a fortress or warship) to have (guns) in position for use.
to put (a sentry or watch) on guard.
to fix on or in a support, backing, setting, etc.:
to mount a photograph.
to provide (a play, opera, etc.) with scenery, costumes, and other equipment for production.
to prepare (an animal body or skeleton) for exhibition as a specimen.
(of an animal) to climb upon (another animal) for copulation.
Category: Animal Behavior
to prepare (a slide) for microscopic investigation. to prepare (a sample) for examination by a microscope, as by placing it on a slide.
(v.i.)to increase in amount or intensity (often fol. by up):
The costs mounted up.
to get up on the back of a horse or other animal for riding.
to rise or go to a higher position, level, degree, etc.; ascend.
to get up on something, as a platform.
(n.)the act or a manner of mounting.
a horse, other animal, or sometimes a vehicle, as a bicycle, used, provided, or available for riding.
an act or occasion of riding a horse, esp. in a race.
a support, backing, setting, or the like, on or in which something is mounted.
an ornamental or functional metal piece on furniture.
a slide prepared for examination by a microscope.
any means of holding a stamp on a page for display.
Origin of mount:
1300–50; ME < OF munter, monter < VL *montāre, der. of L mont- (s. of mōns) mount2
a mountain: often used as part of a place name.
Origin of mount:
bef. 900; ME, OE munt < L mont- (s. of mōns) mountain, hill
saddle horse, riding horse, mount(noun)
a lightweight horse kept for riding only
the act of climbing something
"it was a difficult climb to the top"
a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
"the diamond was in a plain gold mount"
something forming a back that is added for strengthening
attach to a support
"They mounted the aerator on a floating"
wax, mount, climb, rise(verb)
go up or advance
"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
fix onto a backing, setting, or support
"mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
put up or launch
"mount a campaign against pornography"
hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride(verb)
get up on the back of
"mount a horse"
climb, climb up, mount, go up(verb)
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
mount, put on(verb)
prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
"mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"
"The bull was riding the cow"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
used in the name of mountains
Tension in the area was mounting.; a mounting death toll
to start sth; = launch
They are mounting a campaign against local terrorist groups
to get on a horse or bicycle
to mount a horse/bicycle
to attach a picture to sth in order to display it
Mount the pictures on black cardboard.
to go up stairs; = go up, climb
He mounted the stairs two at a time.
a mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a mountain; a high hill; -- used always instead of mountain, when put before a proper name; as, Mount Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry
a bulwark for offense or defense; a mound
a bank; a fund
to rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up
to get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding
to attain in value; to amount
to get upon; to ascend; to climb
to place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride
to cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses
hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc
to raise aloft; to lift on high
that upon which a person or thing is mounted
the cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting
Mounting takes place before a computer can use any kind of storage device. The user or their operating system must make it accessible through the computer's file system. A user can only access files on mounted media.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'mount' in Nouns Frequency: #2669
Rank popularity for the word 'mount' in Verbs Frequency: #550
Translations for mount
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a thing or animal that one rides, especially a horse.
- perd, rydierAfrikaans
- مَطِيَّه، فَرَس، حِصانArabic
- животно за ездаBulgarian
- montariaPortuguese (BR)
- prostředek, kůňCzech
- das ReittierGerman
- άλογο ιππασίαςGreek
- בְּהֵמַת רִכיבָהHebrew
- jahaći konjCroatian
- jojamas arklys/asilas/mulas,žirgasLithuanian
- dzīvnieks jāšanai (īp. zirgs)Latvian
- lucru/animal pe care seîncalecăRomanian
- (под седлом)Russian
- dopravný prostriedok (kôň)Slovak
- jahaći konjSerbian
- ridhäst, riddjurSwedish
- binek (at)Turkish
- 供人騎乘的動物(尤指馬)Chinese (Trad.)
- кінь під сідломUkrainian
- گھوڑا یا سواری کی جانے والی چیزUrdu
- ngựa cưỡiVietnamese
- 坐骑Chinese (Simp.)
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