What does Mount mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saddle horse, riding horse, mountnoun

    a lightweight horse kept for riding only

  2. climb, mountnoun

    the act of climbing something

    "it was a difficult climb to the top"

  3. mountain, mountnoun

    a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill

  4. mount, settingnoun

    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"

  5. backing, mountverb

    something forming a back that is added for strengthening

  6. mountverb

    attach to a support

    "They mounted the aerator on a floating"

  7. wax, mount, climb, riseverb

    go up or advance

    "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"

  8. mountverb

    fix onto a backing, setting, or support

    "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"

  9. mountverb

    put up or launch

    "mount a campaign against pornography"

  10. hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestrideverb

    get up on the back of

    "mount a horse"

  11. climb, climb up, mount, go upverb

    go upward with gradual or continuous progress

    "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

  12. mount, put onverb

    prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

    "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"

  13. ride, mountverb

    copulate with

    "The bull was riding the cow"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mount

    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

  2. Mount

    a bulwark for offense or defense; a mound

  3. Mount

    a bank; a fund

  4. Mountnoun

    to rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up

  5. Mountnoun

    to get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding

  6. Mountnoun

    to attain in value; to amount

  7. Mountverb

    to get upon; to ascend; to climb

  8. Mountverb

    to place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride

  9. Mountverb

    to cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses

  10. Mountverb

    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

  11. Mountverb

    to raise aloft; to lift on high

  12. Mount

    that upon which a person or thing is mounted

  13. Mount

    a horse

  14. Mount

    the cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting

  15. Etymology: [OE. munt, mont, mount, AS. munt, fr. L. mons, montis; cf. L. minae protections, E. eminent, menace: cf. F. mont. Cf. Mount, v., Mountain, Mont, Monte, Montem.]


  1. Mount

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mount

    mownt, n. ground rising above the level of the surrounding country: a hill: an ornamental mound: that on which anything is mounted for more convenient use or exhibition: a saddle-horse for riding: a step, &c., to give aid in mounting a horse, also a signal for mounting: (her.) a green hillock in the base of a shield: (fort.) a cavalier or raised hillock commanding the surrounding country: one of the seven fleshy cushions in the palm of the hand: (B.) a bulwark for offence or defence.—v.i. to project or rise up: to be of great elevation.—v.t. to raise aloft: to climb: to get upon, as a horse: to put on horseback: to put upon something: to arrange or set in fitting order.—adjs. Mount′able, that may be mounted or ascended; Mount′ed, raised, esp. set on horseback: (her.) raised on steps, generally three, as a cross: furnished, supplied.—ns. Mount′er; Mount′ing, the act of rising or getting higher: the act of mounting or embellishing, as the setting of a gem, &c.: that which mounts; Mount′ing-block, a block or stone to enable one to mount a horse.—Mount guard (see Guard). [A.S. munt—L. mons, montis, a mountain.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mount

    An Anglo-Saxon term still in use, usually held to mean eminences above 1000 feet in height. In a fort it means the cavalier (which see).

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mount

    The means or opportunity for mounting, especially a horse; and the equipments necessary for a mounted horseman.

  2. mount

    To place one’s self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one bestrides or sits upon; to bestride. Hence, to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses. “To mount the Trojan troop.” See Dismount.

  3. mount

    To put anything that sustains and fits, for use; as, to mount a gun on a carriage. To prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a sword-blade by adding the hilt and scabbard. A ship or a fort is said to mount cannon when they are arranged for use in and about it.

  4. mount

    A word of command in the cavalry exercise for the men to mount their horses.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mount' in Nouns Frequency: #2669

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mount' in Verbs Frequency: #550

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mount in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Mount in a Sentence

  1. Chris Jarvis:

    This week's EIA data reaffirms the bearish fundamentals that continue to mount, couple that with the stronger dollar and weakness out of China, and it's a recipe for lower prices ahead for crude.

  2. Primo Levi:

    For me chemistry represented an indefinite cloud of future potentialities which enveloped my life to come in black volutes torn by fiery flashes, like those which had hidden Mount Sinai. Like Moses, from that cloud I expected my law, the principle of order in me, around me, and in the world. I would watch the buds swell in spring, the mica glint in the granite, my own hands, and I would say to myself: I will understand this, too, I will understand everything.

  3. Nabam Tuki:

    We suspect the death toll would mount as no rescue effort is possible now with the weather conditions very bad.

  4. Wayne Koff:

    For the older ones you identify the virus, either inactivate it or weaken it, and inject it, you trick the body into thinking it is infected with the actual virus and when you're exposed you mount a robust immune response.

  5. Jonathon Chow:

    Most of the congregation here got saved in Mount Kenya, unless they were a believer before they came, most don't know a lot about the Christian African conditions in Communist China.

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    • A. frantic
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