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Definitions of mount

  1. To rise on high; to ascend; to rise or tower aloft; to get on horseback, or on anything; to amount. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To ascend. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To set or get on horseback. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To place on a mounting; supply with fittings; equip. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To amount. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To get upon; to ascend; to climb. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To raise aloft; to lift on high. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To raise on high; climb; go up; bestride, as a horse; furnish with horses; prepare for use by fixing on, or in, something else; as, to mount a photograph on a card. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To raise aloft: to climb: to get upon, as a horse: to put on horseback: to put upon something, to arrange or set in fitting order. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To put on horseback; to put on something; to get upon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To rise or increase; to tower; get on horseback; go up, as on a platform. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To project or rise up: to be of great elevation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To rise; soar. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. fix onto a backing, setting, or support; "mount slides for macroscopic analysis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. copulate with, as of animals; "The bull was riding the cow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. A horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A bank; a fund. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. That upon which a person or thing is mounted Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. To raise aloft or on high; to climb or to ascend; to furnish with horses. To mount a map, to prepare it for use by attaching it to canvas, &c. To mount a diamond, to set it in framework. Mount: mount horse To mount a piece, to set a piece of ordnance upon the carriage, or to raise its mouth higher. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. 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, Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To ascend; to rise on high; to get or place on horseback; to raise aloft; to set in framework; to tower; to climb; to scale; to furnish with horses; to embellish; to adapt or fit to, or to set upon, as to mount a gun, that is, to set it upon a carriage; to mount a precious stone, that is, to set it in a framework of metal, as in a ring or brooch. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. something forming a back that is added for strengthening Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. put up or launch; "mount a campaign against pronography" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. A mountain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; - often with up. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A hill or mountain; a rocky elevation; a horse suitable for riding; cardboard on which a drawing is fixed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  37. Ground rising above the level of the surrounding country: a hill: an ornamental mound: (B.) a bulwark for offence or defence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. MOUNTER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. A hill; elevation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  40. A saddle-horse; a mounting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. A rocky mass, rising considerably above the surrounding land; a mountain or hill; a mound for defence or attack; the representation of a grassy mound with trees on the base of a shield; card-board on which a drawing is placed; the furnishings of a riding-horse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  42. A hill or mountain; an artificial elevation; the paper or card-board upon which a drawing is placed, and to which it is attached. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for mount

  1. During the progress of a battle the Boers were able to desert a certain point for a time, mount their horses and ride to another position, and throw their full strength against the latter, yet remaining in such close touch with the former that it was possible to return and defend it in an exceedingly short space of time. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  2. Hugh was so eager, that he put up his foot to mount without remembering to bid his mother and sisters good- bye. – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
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