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dis·mount

 (dĭs-mount′)
v. dis·mount·ed, dis·mount·ing, dis·mounts
v.intr.
1. To get down from a horse or other steed.
2. To step off or down from: dismounted from the cart; dismounted from the stool.
3. Sports To execute a dismount in gymnastics.
v.tr.
1. To unseat or throw off, as from a horse.
2. To step off or down from: "The kid nearly collapsed after dismounting his bike" (Davis Phinney).
3. To remove from a support, setting, or mounting.
4. To disassemble (a mechanism, for example).
n. (dĭs′mount′)
1. The act or manner of dismounting, especially from a horse.
2. Sports A move in gymnastics whereby the gymnast gets off an apparatus or completes a floor exercise, typically landing on both feet.

[Probably alteration of obsolete French desmonter, to unseat : des-, dis- + monter, to mount; see mount1.]

dis·mount′a·ble adj.

dismount

(dɪsˈmaʊnt)
vb
1. to get off a horse, bicycle, etc
2. (tr) to disassemble or remove from a mounting
n
the act of dismounting
disˈmountable adj

dis•mount

(v. dɪsˈmaʊnt; n. also ˈdɪsˌmaʊnt)

v.i.
1. to alight, as from a horse or bicycle.
v.t.
2. to bring or throw down, as from a horse; unhorse; throw.
3. to take (a mechanism) to pieces.
n.
4. an act of dismounting.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin dismontāre or Middle French desmonter. See dis-1, mount1]
dis•mount′a•ble, adj.

dismount

get off
1. 'dismount'

If you dismount from a bicycle or horse, you get down from it so that you are standing next to it.

The police officer dismounted from his bicycle.
When she urged the donkey forward with her heel, it backed instead, so that she was forced to dismount.
2. 'get off'

Dismount is a formal word. You normally say that someone gets off a bicycle or horse.

The wind got so strong that I could no longer bicycle against it; I got off and walked.
He had got off his horse and come into the woods.

dismount


Past participle: dismounted
Gerund: dismounting

Imperative
dismount
dismount
Present
I dismount
you dismount
he/she/it dismounts
we dismount
you dismount
they dismount
Preterite
I dismounted
you dismounted
he/she/it dismounted
we dismounted
you dismounted
they dismounted
Present Continuous
I am dismounting
you are dismounting
he/she/it is dismounting
we are dismounting
you are dismounting
they are dismounting
Present Perfect
I have dismounted
you have dismounted
he/she/it has dismounted
we have dismounted
you have dismounted
they have dismounted
Past Continuous
I was dismounting
you were dismounting
he/she/it was dismounting
we were dismounting
you were dismounting
they were dismounting
Past Perfect
I had dismounted
you had dismounted
he/she/it had dismounted
we had dismounted
you had dismounted
they had dismounted
Future
I will dismount
you will dismount
he/she/it will dismount
we will dismount
you will dismount
they will dismount
Future Perfect
I will have dismounted
you will have dismounted
he/she/it will have dismounted
we will have dismounted
you will have dismounted
they will have dismounted
Future Continuous
I will be dismounting
you will be dismounting
he/she/it will be dismounting
we will be dismounting
you will be dismounting
they will be dismounting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dismounting
you have been dismounting
he/she/it has been dismounting
we have been dismounting
you have been dismounting
they have been dismounting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dismounting
you will have been dismounting
he/she/it will have been dismounting
we will have been dismounting
you will have been dismounting
they will have been dismounting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dismounting
you had been dismounting
he/she/it had been dismounting
we had been dismounting
you had been dismounting
they had been dismounting
Conditional
I would dismount
you would dismount
he/she/it would dismount
we would dismount
you would dismount
they would dismount
Past Conditional
I would have dismounted
you would have dismounted
he/she/it would have dismounted
we would have dismounted
you would have dismounted
they would have dismounted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dismount - the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)dismount - the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
discontinuance, discontinuation - the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
Verb1.dismount - alight from (a horse)dismount - alight from (a horse)    
horseback riding, riding - travel by being carried on horseback
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

dismount

verb get off, descend, get down, alight, light She dismounted and began to lead her horse.

dismount

verb
To take (something) apart:
Translations
يَنْزِل، يَتَرَجَّل
sesednout
alastulo
leszáll
stíga af baki
nulipti
nokāptnomest
zosadnúť
razjahatisestopiti

dismount

[dɪsˈmaʊnt]
A. VIdesmontar
she dismounted from her horsedesmontó (del caballo), se apeó or se bajó del caballo
B. VT [+ rider] → desmontar

dismount

[ˌdɪsˈmaʊnt] vi (from horse, bicycle)mettre pied à terre

dismount

viabsteigen
vt
riderabwerfen
(Tech) machine, gunabmontieren

dismount

[dɪsˈmaʊnt]
1. vi to dismount (from)smontare (da), scendere (da)
2. vt
a. (gun) → smontare
b. (rider) → disarcionare

dismount

(disˈmaunt) verb
to get off a horse, bicycle etc. He dismounted and pushed his bicycle up the hill.
References in classic literature ?
In places it was necessary to dismount and lead the mules along, sometimes pushing and dragging them.
There was an exchange of bugle blasts; then a parley from the walls, where men-at-arms, in hauberk and morion, marched back and forth with halberd at shoulder under flapping banners with the rude figure of a dragon displayed upon them; and then the great gates were flung open, the drawbridge was lowered, and the head of the cavalcade swept forward under the frowning arches; and we, following, soon found ourselves in a great paved court, with towers and turrets stretching up into the blue air on all the four sides; and all about us the dismount was going on, and much greeting and ceremony, and running to and fro, and a gay display of moving and intermingling colors, and an altogether pleasant stir and noise and confusion.
He ran to the window and I to the door, just in time to behold the two Lintons descend from the family carriage, smothered in cloaks and furs, and the Earnshaws dismount from their horses: they often rode to church in winter.
An ominous crowd gathered to see him dismount of the posting-yard, and many voices called out loudly, "Down with the emigrant
when I DID find the house, and DID dismount at the garden-gate, and drag those stony-hearted boots across the lawn to Dora sitting on a garden-seat under a lilac tree, what a spectacle she was, upon that beautiful morning, among the butterflies, in a white chip bonnet and a dress of celestial blue
In the meantime the supervisor rode on, as fast as he could, to Kitt's Hole; but his men had to dismount and grope down the dingle, leading, and sometimes supporting, their horses, and in continual fear of ambushes; so it was no great matter for surprise that when they got down to the Hole the lugger was already under way, though still close in.
The emperor was already descended from the tower, and advancing on horse-back towards me, which had like to have cost him dear; for the beast, though very well trained, yet wholly unused to such a sight, which appeared as if a mountain moved before him, reared up on its hinder feet: but that prince, who is an excellent horseman, kept his seat, till his attendants ran in, and held the bridle, while his majesty had time to dismount.
and if so, you may dismount and safely reckon upon any quantity of sleeplessness under this roof for a twelvemonth, not to say for a single night.
When the little party came before the dais on which the King and Queen sat, the yeomen doffed their caps humbly, while Maid Marian was assisted to dismount.
It soon became evident that she would strike the face of the buildings about a mile south of our position, and as I watched the progress of the chase I saw a number of warriors gallop ahead, dismount and enter the building she seemed destined to touch.
Let's go a-foot then," suggested Meriem, and started to dismount.
He already knew the Squire by sight, and now, seeing him dismount before the cottage and come striding through the garden, concluded without doubt he was there to ask for Esther's hand.