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Mount

or Mount of  (mount) or Mont (mônt, môN)
For the names of actual mountains, see the specific element of the name; for example, McKinley, Mount; Olives, Mount of; Blanc, Mont. Other geographic names beginning with Mount are entered under Mount; for example, Mount Vernon; Mount Desert Island.

mount 1

 (mount)
v. mount·ed, mount·ing, mounts
v.tr.
1. To climb or ascend: mount stairs.
2. To place oneself upon; get up on: mount a horse; mount a platform.
3. To climb onto (a female) for copulation. Used of male animals.
4.
a. To furnish with a horse for riding.
b. To set on a horse: mount the saddle.
5. To set in a raised position: mount a bed on blocks.
6.
a. To fix securely to a support: mount an engine in a car.
b. To place or fix on or in the appropriate support or setting for display or study: mount stamps in an album; mount cells on a slide.
7. To provide with scenery, costumes, and other equipment necessary for production: mount a play.
8. To organize and equip: mount an army.
9. To prepare and set in motion: mount an attack.
10.
a. To set in position for use: mount guns.
b. To carry as equipment: The warship mounted ten guns.
11. To post (a guard).
v.intr.
1. To go upward; rise: The sun mounts into the sky.
2. To get up on something, as a horse or bicycle.
3. To increase in amount, extent, or intensity: Costs are mounting up. Fear quickly mounted. See Synonyms at rise.
n.
1. The act or manner of mounting.
2. A means of conveyance, such as a horse, on which to ride.
3. An opportunity to ride a horse in a race.
4. An object to which another is affixed or on which another is placed for accessibility, display, or use, especially:
a. A glass slide for use with a microscope.
b. A hinge used to fasten stamps in an album.
c. A setting for a jewel.
d. An undercarriage or stand on which a device rests while in service.

[Middle English mounten, from Old French monter, from Vulgar Latin *montāre, from Latin mōns, mont-, mountain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mount′a·ble adj.
mount′er n.

mount 2

 (mount)
n.
1. Abbr. Mt. A mountain or hill. Used especially as part of a proper name.
2. Any of the seven fleshy cushions around the edges of the palm of the hand in palmistry.

[Middle English mont, from Old English munt and from Old French mont, munt, both from Latin mōns, mont-; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mount

(maʊnt)
vb
1. to go up (a hill, stairs, etc); climb
2. to get up on (a horse, a platform, etc)
3. (often foll by: up) io increase; accumulate: excitement mounted.
4. (Art Terms) (tr) to fix onto a backing, setting, or support: to mount a photograph; to mount a slide.
5. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (tr) to provide with a horse for riding, or to place on a horse
6. (Biology) (of male animals) to climb onto (a female animal) for copulation
7. (Theatre) (tr) to prepare (a play, musical comedy, etc) for production
8. (tr) to plan and organize (a compaign, an exhibition, etc)
9. (Military) (tr) military to prepare or launch (an operation): the Allies mounted an offensive.
10. (Zoology) (tr) to prepare (a skeleton, dead animal, etc) for exhibition as a specimen
11. (Military) (tr) to place or carry (weapons) in such a position that they can be fired
12. mount guard See guard26
n
13. a backing, setting, or support onto which something is fixed
14. the act or manner of mounting
15. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a horse for riding
16. (Biology) a slide used in microscopy
17. (Philately) philately
a. a small transparent pocket in an album for a postage stamp
b. another word for hinge5
[C16: from Old French munter, from Vulgar Latin montāre (unattested) from Latin mons mount2]
ˈmountable adj
ˈmounter n

mount

(maʊnt)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a mountain or hill: used in literature and (when cap.) in proper names: Mount Everest.
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) (in palmistry) any of the seven cushions of flesh on the palm of the hand
[Old English munt, from Latin mons mountain, but influenced in Middle English by Old French mont]

mount1

(maʊnt)

v.t.
1. to go up; climb; ascend.
2. to get up on (a platform, a horse, etc.).
3. to set or place at an elevation: to mount a house on stilts.
4. to furnish with a horse or other animal for riding.
5. to set or place (a person) on horseback.
6. to organize and launch (an attack, campaign, etc.).
7. to raise or put (a gun) into position for use.
8. (of a fortress or warship) to have (guns) in position for use.
9. to put (a sentry or watch) on guard.
10. to fix on or in a support, backing, setting, etc.: to mount a photograph.
11. to provide (a play, opera, etc.) with scenery, costumes, and other equipment for production.
12. to prepare (an animal body or skeleton) for exhibition as a specimen.
13. (of an animal) to climb upon (another animal) for copulation.
14.
a. to prepare (a slide) for microscopic investigation.
b. to prepare (a sample) for examination by a microscope, as by placing it on a slide.
v.i.
15. to increase in amount or intensity (often fol. by up): The costs mounted up.
16. to get up on the back of a horse or other animal for riding.
17. to rise or go to a higher position, level, degree, etc.; ascend.
18. to get up on something, as a platform.
n.
19. the act or a manner of mounting.
20. a horse, other animal, or sometimes a vehicle, as a bicycle, used, provided, or available for riding.
21. an act or occasion of riding a horse, esp. in a race.
22. a support, backing, setting, or the like, on or in which something is mounted.
23. an ornamental or functional metal piece on furniture.
24. a slide prepared for examination by a microscope.
25. any means of holding a stamp on a page for display.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old French munter, monter < Vulgar Latin *montāre, derivative of Latin mont- (s. of mōns) mount2]
mount′a•ble, adj.

mount2

(maʊnt)

n.
a mountain: often used as part of a place name.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English munt < Latin mont- (s. of mōns) mountain, hill]

mount


Past participle: mounted
Gerund: mounting

Imperative
mount
mount
Present
I mount
you mount
he/she/it mounts
we mount
you mount
they mount
Preterite
I mounted
you mounted
he/she/it mounted
we mounted
you mounted
they mounted
Present Continuous
I am mounting
you are mounting
he/she/it is mounting
we are mounting
you are mounting
they are mounting
Present Perfect
I have mounted
you have mounted
he/she/it has mounted
we have mounted
you have mounted
they have mounted
Past Continuous
I was mounting
you were mounting
he/she/it was mounting
we were mounting
you were mounting
they were mounting
Past Perfect
I had mounted
you had mounted
he/she/it had mounted
we had mounted
you had mounted
they had mounted
Future
I will mount
you will mount
he/she/it will mount
we will mount
you will mount
they will mount
Future Perfect
I will have mounted
you will have mounted
he/she/it will have mounted
we will have mounted
you will have mounted
they will have mounted
Future Continuous
I will be mounting
you will be mounting
he/she/it will be mounting
we will be mounting
you will be mounting
they will be mounting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mounting
you have been mounting
he/she/it has been mounting
we have been mounting
you have been mounting
they have been mounting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mounting
you will have been mounting
he/she/it will have been mounting
we will have been mounting
you will have been mounting
they will have been mounting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mounting
you had been mounting
he/she/it had been mounting
we had been mounting
you had been mounting
they had been mounting
Conditional
I would mount
you would mount
he/she/it would mount
we would mount
you would mount
they would mount
Past Conditional
I would have mounted
you would have mounted
he/she/it would have mounted
we would have mounted
you would have mounted
they would have mounted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mount - a lightweight horse kept for riding onlymount - a lightweight horse kept for riding only
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
remount - a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
palfrey - especially a light saddle horse for a woman
warhorse - horse used in war
prancer - a mettlesome or fiery horse
hack - a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
cow pony - a light saddle horse trained for herding cattle
quarter horse - a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia
Morgan - an American breed of small compact saddle horses
Plantation walking horse, Tennessee walker, Tennessee walking horse, Walking horse - a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk
American saddle horse - a high-stepping horse originating in Kentucky
Appaloosa - a hardy breed of saddle horse developed in western North America and characteristically having a spotted rump
Arab, Arabian - a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia
Lipizzan, Lippizan, Lippizaner - a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage; "a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old"
buckskin - horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail
crowbait, crow-bait - an emaciated horse likely soon to become carrion and so attractive to crows
dun - horse of a dull brownish grey color
gray, grey - horse of a light gray or whitish color
2.mount - the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
ascending, rise, ascent, ascension - the act of changing location in an upward direction
scaling - ascent by or as if by a ladder
clamber - an awkward climb; "reaching the crest was a real clamber"
mountain climbing, mountaineering - the activity of climbing a mountain
rock climbing - the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)
3.mount - a land mass that projects well above its surroundingsmount - a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
alp - any high mountain
ben - a mountain or tall hill; "they were climbing the ben"
mountain peak - the summit of a mountain
mountainside, versant - the side or slope of a mountain; "conifer forests cover the eastern versant"
natural elevation, elevation - a raised or elevated geological formation
seamount - an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
volcano - a mountain formed by volcanic material
4.mount - 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"
mounting - framework used for support or display
pave - a setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows
5.mount - something forming a back that is added for strengthening
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
layer, bed - single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
strengthener, reinforcement - a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
Verb1.mount - attach to a support; "They mounted the aerator on a floating"
attach - cause to be attached
remount - mount again, as after disassembling something
2.mount - go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
jump - increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
increase - become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
gain, advance - rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"
3.mount - fix onto a backing, setting, or support; "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set up - make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
4.mount - put up or launch; "mount a campaign against pornography"
initiate, pioneer - take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
5.mount - get up on the back ofmount - get up on the back of; "mount a horse"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
remount - mount again; "he remounted his horse"
6.mount - go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
scale - climb up by means of a ladder
escalade - climb up and over; "They had to escalade canyons to reach their destination"
ramp - creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over the wall"
mountaineer - climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
go up, rise, move up, lift, arise, come up, uprise - move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
ride - climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
7.mount - prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"
rerun - rerun a performance of a play, for example
machinate, devise, prepare, organise, organize, get up - arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
8.mount - copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow"
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
copulate, mate, couple, pair - engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"

mount

verb
1. (Military) launch, stage, prepare, deliver, set in motion a security operation mounted by the army
2. increase, build, grow, swell, intensify, escalate, multiply For several hours, tension mounted.
increase reduce, fall, contract, lower, decline, shrink, diminish, decrease, dwindle, lessen, wane
3. accumulate, increase, collect, gather, build up, pile up, amass, cumulate The uncollected garbage mounts in the streets.
4. ascend, scale, climb (up), go up, clamber up, make your way up He was mounting the stairs to the tower.
ascend go down, descend, make your way down
5. climb up on, get on to, jump on to, step aboard, clamber up on He mounted the stage and addressed the audience.
6. get (up) on, jump on, straddle, climb onto, climb up on, hop on to, bestride, get on the back of, get astride He mounted his horse and rode away.
get (up) on get off, jump off, dismount, climb off, climb down from, get down from
7. display, set, frame, set off He mounts the work on paper and makes the frame.
8. fit, place, set, position, set up, fix, secure, attach, install, erect, put in place, put in position, emplace The fuel tank is mounted on the side of the truck.
9. display, present, stage, prepare, put on, organize, get up (informal), exhibit, put on display mounting an exhibition of historical Tiffany jewellery
noun
1. horse, steed (literary) the number of owners who care for older mounts
2. backing, setting, support, stand, base, mounting, frame, fixture, foil Even on a solid mount, any movement nearby may shake the image.

mount

verb
1. To move upward on or along:
2. To move from a lower to a higher position:
4. To attain a higher status, rank, or condition:
Idiom: go up the ladder.
Translations
جَبَلسِناد، جِهاز تَثْبيتمَطِيَّه، فَرَس، حِصانيَرْتَفِعيَضَع الصّورَه في الإطار
dopravní prostředekhorakůňnalepitnasednout
stigebaggrundbestigebjerghænge
kinnitama
noustaratsuvuorijärjestääkiinnittää
organizirati
hegycsatolfelkasírozfellépfelszáll
fjallganga/stíga upp á; fara/stíga á bakhækkahengja uppkoma fyrir, ramma inn
のぼる
오르다
jojamas arklys/asilas/mulaskalnasliptiraitasis policininkassurengti
balstsceltiesdzīvnieks jāšanaiierāmētkalns
nalepiťnasadnúť
gorapovzpeti se
bestiga
ขึ้น ม้า ไต่เขา
tổ chức

mount

1 [maʊnt] N
1. (liter) → monte m
the Sermon on the Mountel Sermón de la Montaña
2. (in names) → monte m
the Mount of Olivesel Monte de los Olivos
Mount Sinaiel Monte Sinaí
Mount Everestel Everest

mount

2 [maʊnt]
A. N
1. (= horse) → montura f, caballería f (frm)
2. (= support, base) [of machine] → soporte m, base f; [of jewel] → engaste m, montura f; (for stamps) → fijasellos m inv; (for photograph in album) → fijafotografías m inv adhesivo; (for transparency) → marco m; [of specimen, exhibit] → soporte m; (= microscope slide) → portaobjetos m inv; (= backing for picture) → fondo m
B. VT
1. [+ horse] → montar; [+ bicycle] → montar en; [+ platform, stage, podium, throne] → subir a; [+ stairs, hill] → subir
the vehicle mounted the pavementel vehículo se subió a la acera
2. [+ jewel] → engastar; [+ stamp, exhibit, specimen, TV, speakers] → fijar; [+ picture] → poner un fondo a; [+ gun, engine] → montar
3. [+ exhibition, campaign, event] → montar, organizar; [+ play] → montar, poner en escena; [+ attack, offensive, defence] → preparar
4. to mount guard (on or over sth/sb)montar (la) guardia (para vigilar algo/a algn)
5. (in mating) → cubrir, montar
6. (= provide with horse) → proveer de caballo
C. VI
1. (= climb) → subir
the blood mounted to his cheeksla sangre (se) le subió a los carrillos
2. (also mount up) (= get on horse) → montar
3. (= increase) [prices, temperature] → subir, aumentar; [excitement, tension] → crecer, aumentar
4. (also mount up) (= accumulate) [bills, debts, problems] → amontonarse

mount

[ˈmaʊnt]
n
(= horse) → monture f
(for picture)passe-partout m inv
(in names)mont m, montagne f
Mount Rushmore → le mont Rushmore
vt
[+ stairs] → monter
[+ horse, bike] → enfourcher, monter sur
A man in a crash helmet was mounting a motorbike → Un homme coiffé d'un casque montait sur or enfourchait sa moto ...
(= organize) [+ exhibition, campaign] → monter, organiser; [+ attack, military operation] → monter
They're mounting a publicity campaign → Ils montent or organisent une campagne publicitaire.
[+ picture] → monter sur carton
[+ exhibit] → présenter
(stamp)coller dans un album
[+ pavement] [driver] → monter sur; [car, lorry] → monter sur
the car mounted the pavement → la voiture est montée sur le trottoir
vi
(= increase) [tension] → monter; [pressure] → monter
Tension is mounting → La tension monte.
evidence is mounting that ... → il y a de plus en plus de raisons de penser que ...
(= rise) [level] → monter, augmenter
(= pile up) → s'accumuler
[rider] → se mettre en selle
mount up
vi
(= accumulate) [bills, debts, letters] → s'accumuler
Letters had mounted up while we were on holiday → Les lettres s'étaient accumulées pendant que nous étions en vacances.
(= grow) → augmenter
My savings are mounting up gradually → Mes économies augmentent progressivement.

mount

1
n
(poet: = mountain, hill) → Berg m
(in names) Mount Etna/Kilimanjaro etcder Ätna/Kilimandscharo etc; Mount EverestMount Everest m; on Mount Sinaiauf dem Berg(e) Sinai

mount

2
n
(= horse etc)Reittier nt, → Ross nt (old, liter)
(= support, base) (of machine)Sockel m, → Untersatz m; (of jewel)Fassung f; (of photo, picture)Passepartout nt; (= backing)Unterlage f, → Rücken m; (= stamp mount)Falz m
vt
(= climb onto)besteigen, steigen auf (+acc)
(= place in/on mount)montieren; picture, photoaufziehen; colour sliderahmen; microscope slide, specimen, animalpräparieren; jewel(ein)fassen; stampaufkleben
(= organize) playinszenieren; attack, expedition, exhibitionorganisieren, vorbereiten; armyaufstellen
to mount a guardeine Wache aufstellen (→ on, over vor +dat); to mount guardWache stehen or halten (→ on, over vor +dat)
(= mate with)bespringen; (inf: person) → besteigen
(= provide with horse)mit Pferden/einem Pferd versorgen
(Comput) data system, disk drive etcmounten, verfügbar machen
vi
(= get on)aufsteigen; (on horse) → aufsitzen, aufsteigen
(also mount up)wachsen, zunehmen; (evidence) → sich häufen; the death toll has mounted to 800die Todesziffer ist auf 800 gestiegen; pressure is mounting on him to resigner sieht sich wachsendem Druck ausgesetzt, zurückzutreten

mount

1 [maʊnt] n (liter) → monte m, montagna
Mount Everest → il monte Everest
Mount of Olives (Rel) → il Monte degli Ulivi

mount

2 [maʊnt]
1. n
a. (horse) → cavalcatura
b. (support, base) → piedistallo; (of machine) → incastellatura di sostegno; (of jewel, photo) → montatura; (of slide) → telaietto
2. vt
a. (horse) → montare; (platform) → salire su; (stairs) → salire
b. (exhibition) → organizzare; (play) → metter su; (attack) → sferrare, condurre
c. (picture, stamp) → sistemare; (jewel) → montare
d. to mount guard (on or over)fare la guardia a (Mil) → montare la guardia a
3. vi
a. (get on a horse) → montare a cavallo
b. (quantity, price) (also mount up) → aumentare, salire

mount

(maunt) verb
1. to get or climb up (on or on to). He mounted the platform; She mounted (the horse) and rode off.
2. to rise in level. Prices are mounting steeply.
3. to put (a picture etc) into a frame, or stick it on to card etc.
4. to hang or put up on a stand, support etc. He mounted the tiger's head on the wall.
5. to organize. The army mounted an attack; to mount an exhibition.
noun
1. a thing or animal that one rides, especially a horse.
2. a support or backing on which anything is placed for display. Would this picture look better on a red mount or a black one?
ˈmounted adjective
on horseback. mounted policemen.
ˈMountie (-ti) noun
a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Mount

(maunt) noun
a mountain. Mount Everest.

mount

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References in classic literature ?
She never saw Laurie mount guard in the hall to warn the servants away.
Robert started to reassure her, asserting that he had known a lady who had subsisted upon nougat during the entire--but seeing the color mount into Mrs.
The whole party moved swiftly through the narrow path, toward the north, leaving the healing waters to mingle unheeded with the adjacent brooks and the bodies of the dead to fester on the neighboring mount, without the rites of sepulture; a fate but too common to the warriors of the woods to excite either commiseration or comment.
Harrod proposed to mount a number of horse, and furiously to rush upon the savages, who at this time fought with remarkable fury.
For this purpose, they used to mount the staircase together, to the second story of the house, where, at the termination of a wide entry, there was an arched window, of uncommonly large dimensions, shaded by a pair of curtains.
Well, then, will it speak thoroughly well for thy work, if, when I come to mount this leg thou makest, I shall nevertheless feel another leg in the same identical place with it; that is, carpenter, my old lost leg; the flesh and blood one, I mean.
He is exactly what John said," he replied; "a pleasanter creature I never wish to mount.
Her bosom rose and fell as she breathed, and her excitement seemed to mount higher and higher, and then to sink away again, like a boat tossing upon ocean surges.
Your master, I s'pose, don't keep no dogs," said Haley, thoughtfully, as he prepared to mount.
An armed novice cannot mount his horse without help and plenty of it.
They began to mount heavenward; the boat was upset, mocking every exertion; the waves rose to the gunwale, and splitting on the hard stones, the Boat broke into Pieces.
Tom bent all his energies to the memorizing of five verses, and he chose part of the Sermon on the Mount, because he could find no verses that were shorter.