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mount 1

v. mount·ed, mount·ing, mounts
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.
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.
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.
a. To set in position for use: mount guns.
b. To carry as equipment: The warship mounted ten guns.
11. To post (a guard).
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.
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

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


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


1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) equipped with or riding horses: mounted police.
2. provided with a support, backing, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mounted - assembled for use; especially by being attached to a support
affixed - firmly attached; "the affixed labels"
2.mounted - decorated with applied ornamentation; often used in combination; "the trim brass-mounted carbine of the ranger"- F.V.W.Mason
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
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[ˈmaʊntɪd] ADJ
1. (on horseback) → montado
the mounted policela policía montada
2. [photograph] → montado


[ˈmaʊntɪd] adjmonté(e)mounted police npolice f montée


adj (= on horseback)beritten; (Mil, = with motor vehicles) → motorisiert


[ˈmaʊntɪd] adja cavallo


(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.
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.
References in classic literature ?
Brooke, looking cheerful again, but before he could finish his speech, Ned, mounted on the old horse, came lumbering up to display his equestrian skill before the young ladies, and there was no more quiet that day.
Across a green open country came clean-limbed young men, some afoot, some mounted upon horses.
When he mounted his horse at the door, I saw that he had a hatchet slung to his belt, and he gave grandmother a meaning look which told me he was planning a surprise for me.
Come on," and he mounted the steps and went into their room.
what could you do, mounted, against an Indian in the bushes
At the end of half an hour he reappeared, leading the two horses, himself mounted on a half-broken mustang.
Nay, his busy fancy already realized his hopes, and presented to him the blooming Katrina, with a whole family of children, mounted on the top of a wagon loaded with household trumpery, with pots and kettles dangling beneath; and he beheld himself bestriding a pacing mare, with a colt at her heels, setting out for Kentucky, Tennessee, --or the Lord knows where!
Driving at that hour, on a lovely day, through a country to which the summer sweetness seemed to offer me a friendly welcome, my fortitude mounted afresh and, as we turned into the avenue, encountered a reprieve that was probably but a proof of the point to which it had sunk.
The liquor soon mounted into their heads, as it generally does even with the arrantest topers newly landed from sea, and they began capering about most obstreperously.
Such an enterprise would seem almost as hopeful as for Lavater to have scrutinized the wrinkles on the Rock of Gibraltar, or for Gall to have mounted a ladder and manipulated the Dome of the Pantheon.
I could never quite tell how it came about; he had only just mounted me on the training ground, when something I did put him out of temper, and he chucked me hard with the rein.
One of the girls had read somewhere that a red flag was the proper symbol for oppressed workers, and so they mounted one, and paraded all about the yards, yelling with rage.