dismount


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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 ?
With his hand on his saddlebow, he was ready to dismount and stab the wolf, when she suddenly thrust her head up from among that mass of dogs, and then her forepaws were on the edge of the gully.
Nicholas and his attendant, with "Uncle" and his huntsman, were all riding round the wolf, crying "ulyulyu!" shouting and preparing to dismount each moment that the wolf crouched back, and starting forward again every time she shook herself and moved toward the wood where she would be safe.
'and will bear with the pace of this poor jade, I shall be glad to ride on with you to the Warren, sir, and hold your horse when you dismount. It'll save you having to walk from the Maypole, there and back again.
The cold was so intense that they had frequently to dismount and travel on foot, lest they should freeze in their saddles.
Get down, you young scapegrace, and let the old man rest his weary limbs." Upon this the old man made his son dismount, and got up himself.
So Tip stopped the horse and they all proceeded to dismount.
"Now, D'Herblay," said Athos, "dismount and come here."
The Biscayan, when he saw him coming on, though he wished to dismount from his mule, in which, being one of those sorry ones let out for hire, he had no confidence, had no choice but to draw his sword; it was lucky for him, however, that he was near the coach, from which he was able to snatch a cushion that served him for a shield; and they went at one another as if they had been two mortal enemies.
As Father Claude climbed down from his donkey-fat people do not "dismount"--a half dozen young squires ran forward to assist him, and to lead the animal to the stables.
He dismounted, fastened his horse to a branch of the tree, and sat by the fountain, after having taken from his wallet some of his dates and biscuits.
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation; all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not; but superstition dismounts all these, and erecteth an absolute monarchy, in the minds of men.
Down the hill I saw a bevy of hussars ride under the railway bridge; three galloped through the open gates of the Oriental College; two others dismounted, and began running from house to house.