Definition of Mount

1. Noun. A lightweight horse kept for riding only.


2. Verb. Attach to a support. "The men mount the bookshelves"; "They mounted the aerator on a floating"
Generic synonyms: Attach
Specialized synonyms: Remount

3. Noun. The act of climbing something. "It was a difficult climb to the top"
Exact synonyms: Climb
Generic synonyms: Ascending, Ascension, Ascent, Rise
Specialized synonyms: Scaling, Clamber, Mountain Climbing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
Derivative terms: Climb

4. Verb. Go up or advance. "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
Exact synonyms: Climb, Rise, Wax
Specialized synonyms: Jump, Advance, Gain
Generic synonyms: Increase
Derivative terms: Climb, Mounting, Rise, Waxing
Antonyms: Wane

5. Noun. A land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill.
Exact synonyms: Mountain
Specialized synonyms: Black Hills
Specialized synonyms: Alp, Ben, Seamount, Volcano
Terms within: Mountain Peak, Mountainside, Versant
Generic synonyms: Elevation, Natural Elevation
Derivative terms: Mountaineer, Mountainous, Mountainous

6. Verb. Fix onto a backing, setting, or support. "Mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
Generic synonyms: Fix, Gear Up, Prepare, Ready, Set, Set Up
Derivative terms: Mounter, Mounting

7. 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"
Exact synonyms: Setting
Generic synonyms: Mounting
Specialized synonyms: Pave
Derivative terms: Set

8. Verb. Put up or launch. "Mount a campaign against pornography"
Generic synonyms: Initiate, Pioneer

9. Noun. Something forming a back that is added for strengthening.
Exact synonyms: Backing
Group relationships: Framework
Generic synonyms: Bed, Layer, Reinforcement, Strengthener
Derivative terms: Back

10. Verb. Get up on the back of. "Mount a horse"
Exact synonyms: Bestride, Climb On, Get On, Hop On, Jump On, Mount Up
Generic synonyms: Move
Specialized synonyms: Remount
Antonyms: Hop Out

11. Verb. Go upward with gradual or continuous progress. "They mount up the hill"; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
Exact synonyms: Climb, Climb Up, Go Up
Specialized synonyms: Scale, Escalade, Ramp, Mountaineer, Ride
Generic synonyms: Arise, Come Up, Go Up, Lift, Move Up, Rise, Uprise
Derivative terms: Climb, Climb, Climber, Climber, Climber, Climber, Climbing, Mounter, Mounting
Also: Climb Down, Climb On

12. Verb. Prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance. "Mount a play"
Exact synonyms: Put On
Specialized synonyms: Rerun
Generic synonyms: Devise, Get Up, Machinate, Organise, Organize, Prepare

13. Verb. Copulate with. "The bull was riding the cow"
Exact synonyms: Ride
Category relationships: Mammal, Mammalian
Generic synonyms: Copulate, Couple, Mate, Pair

Definition of Mount

1. n. 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.

2. v. i. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up.

3. v. t. To get upon; to ascend; to climb.

4. n. That upon which a person or thing is mounted

5. n. Any one of seven fleshy prominences in the palm of the hand which are taken as significant of the influence of "planets," and called the mounts of Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, the Sun or Apollo, and Venus.

Definition of Mount

1. Noun. A mountain, as in ''Mount Everest'' ¹

2. Noun. An animal, usually a horse, used to ride on, unlike a draught horse ¹

3. Noun. The number of riders in a cavalry unit or division ¹

4. Noun. A mounting; an object on which another object is mounted, as ''the post is the mount on which the mailbox is installed'' ¹

5. Verb. To go up; climb; ascend: ''to mount stairs''. ¹

6. Verb. To attach an object to a support, as ''to mount a mailbox on a post'' ¹

7. Verb. (computing) To attach a drive or device to the directory structure in order to make it available to the operating system. ¹

8. Verb. To get on top of an animal to mate. ¹

9. Verb. (slang) to have sexual intercourse with someone, something. ¹

10. Verb. To begin a military assault ¹

11. Verb. (obsolete) To cause (something) to rise or ascend; to drive ''up''; to raise; to elevate; to lift ''up''. ¹

12. Verb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mount

1. to get up on [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Mount

1. 1. 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. 2. A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound. "Hew ye down trees, and cast a mount against Jerusalem." (Jer. Vi. 6) 3. [See Mont de piete] A bank; a fund. Mount of piety. See Mont de piete. Origin: OE. Munt, mont, mount, AS. Munt, fr. L. Mons, montis; cf. L. Minae protections, E. Eminent, menace: cf. F. Mont. Cf. Mount, Mountain, Mont, Monte, Montem. 1. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; often with up. "Though Babylon should mount up to heaven." (Jer. Li. 53) "The fire of trees and houses mounts on high." (Cowley) 2. To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding. 3. To attain in value; to amount. "Bring then these blessings to a strict account, Make fair deductions, see to what they mount." (Pope) Origin: OE. Mounten, monten, F. Monter, fr. L. Mons, montis, mountain. See Mount, (above). That upon which a person or thing is mounted, as: A horse. "She had so good a seat and hand, she might be trusted with any mount." (G. Eliot) The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting. Origin: From Mount. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mount

mound bird
mound builder
mound over
moundbird
moundbirds
moundbuilder
moundbuilders
mounded
mounded over
mounding
moundlike
mounds
mounier-kuhn syndrome
mounseer
mounseers
mount up
mountable
mountain
mountain(a)
mountain-goat
mountain-lion
mountain-reindeer
mountain alder
mountain anaemia
mountain andromeda
mountain anemone
mountain ash
mountain avens
mountain azalea

Literary usage of Mount

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"Nothing can possibly be more clear than that it drains the whole of the south side of the entire Owen Stanley Range from mount Victoria to mount Lilley. ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"mount Sefton; (12) The bivouac for the ascent of mount Cook; (13) mount Tasman. from 10000 feet on mount Cook; (14) Peaks of Liebig range ; (15) mount Cook ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1902)
"He sharpened a controversial ' against the Jews and Mahometans ; 42 and in every state h fended with equal zeal the divine light of mount Thabor, ..."

4. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1900)
"THE ores received at the mount Bischoff works for the half-year ending 30th June, 1899, ... The impurity in the mount Bischoff ores is principally iron, ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"Nothing can possibly be more clear than that it drains the whole of the south side of the entire Owen Stanley Range from mount Victoria to mount Lilley. ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"mount Sefton; (12) The bivouac for the ascent of mount Cook; (13) mount Tasman. from 10000 feet on mount Cook; (14) Peaks of Liebig range ; (15) mount Cook ..."

7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1902)
"He sharpened a controversial ' against the Jews and Mahometans ; 42 and in every state h fended with equal zeal the divine light of mount Thabor, ..."

8. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1900)
"THE ores received at the mount Bischoff works for the half-year ending 30th June, 1899, ... The impurity in the mount Bischoff ores is principally iron, ..."

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