What does Mount mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Mount.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. saddle horse, riding horse, mount(noun)

    a lightweight horse kept for riding only

  2. climb, mount(noun)

    the act of climbing something

    "it was a difficult climb to the top"

  3. mountain, mount(noun)

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

  4. mount, setting(noun)

    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, mount(verb)

    something forming a back that is added for strengthening

  6. mount(verb)

    attach to a support

    "They mounted the aerator on a floating"

  7. wax, mount, climb, rise(verb)

    go up or advance

    "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"

  8. mount(verb)

    fix onto a backing, setting, or support

    "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"

  9. mount(verb)

    put up or launch

    "mount a campaign against pornography"

  10. hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride(verb)

    get up on the back of

    "mount a horse"

  11. climb, climb up, mount, go up(verb)

    go upward with gradual or continuous progress

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

  12. 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"

  13. ride, mount(verb)

    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

    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.]

  2. Mount

    a bulwark for offense or defense; a mound

    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.]

  3. Mount

    a bank; a fund

    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.]

  4. Mount(noun)

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

    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.]

  5. Mount(noun)

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

    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.]

  6. Mount(noun)

    to attain in value; to amount

    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.]

  7. Mount(verb)

    to get upon; to ascend; to climb

    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.]

  8. Mount(verb)

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

    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.]

  9. Mount(verb)

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

    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.]

  10. Mount(verb)

    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

    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.]

  11. Mount(verb)

    to raise aloft; to lift on high

    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.]

  12. Mount

    that upon which a person or thing is mounted

    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.]

  13. Mount

    a horse

    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.]

  14. Mount

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

    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.]

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. George Paul:

    Sudan is currently old and may not be able to naturally mount and mate a female.

  2. Alex Bell:

    It is hard to overstate the importance of Rome, from Mount Aventine, there are no more than half a dozen major works by Turner left in private hands and this work must rank as one of the very finest.

  3. Frank Wolf:

    Over a year has passed since the declaration or its so-called caliphate and the horrific siege of Mount Sinjar and yet the group and its leaders are still at large. ISIS’ Predatory acts—largely unaddressed by the Western world—have resulted in the genocide of Christians, Yezidis, Shia Muslims and other religious minorities, an unprecedented refugee crisis and the brutal kidnapping, torture and execution of four American citizens. the very fact that the Iraqis are taking these steps should be encouraging the Obama administration to do the same.

  4. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    What we do have is intelligence that there are people with the intent and capability to mount attacks.

  5. Jonathan London:

    Dung has enjoyed a lot of support in the party and among lower ranks of the elite, if anyone were to mount a campaign to overturn this, it would be him.

Images & Illustrations of Mount

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Translations for Mount

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  • تتزايدArabic
  • kůňCzech
  • decken, Berg, Reiter, befestigen, anbringen, besteigen, bespringen, montierenGerman
  • monto, selĉevaloEsperanto
  • montura, instalar, soporte, montar, desplegar, ascender, escalar, monte, caballería, trepar, subir, configurarSpanish
  • kinnitamaEstonian
  • کوهPersian
  • ratsu, kiivetä, kiinnittää, liittää, järjestää, vuori, tuki, nousta, asentaaFinnish
  • chevaucher, mont, monture, cavalier, enfourcher, monterFrench
  • felszáll, csatol, hegyHungarian
  • լեռ, ելնել, բարձրանալ, սարArmenian
  • monte, destriero, montareItalian
  • マウントJapanese
  • monsLatin
  • bestijgen, beklimmen, monteren, berg, rijpaard, ruiter, bevestigenDutch
  • bestige, montere, fjell, berg, mountNorwegian
  • dosiąść, góra, wierzchowiec, uchwytPolish
  • montaria, cavaleiro, montar, montePortuguese
  • încăleca, monta, monturăRomanian
  • гора, креплениеRussian
  • montera, bestigaSwedish
  • mlimaSwahili
  • மலையின்Tamil
  • ఎక్కుTelugu
  • ภูเขาThai
  • dağTurkish
  • ماؤنٹUrdu
  • tier, mont, tieneWalloon

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