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Mount meaning

mount - 20 dictionary results

  1. 1. the act of climbing something; " it was a difficult climb to the top"
  2. 2. put up or launch; " mount a campaign against pronography"
  3. 3. A horse.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound.
  6. 6. A bank; a fund.
  7. 7. To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.
  8. 8. To attain in value; to amount.
  9. 9. To get upon; to ascend; to climb.
  10. 10. To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride.
  11. 11. To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. To raise aloft; to lift on high.
  14. 14. That upon which a person or thing is mounted
  15. 15. The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting.
  16. 16. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; - often with up.
  17. 17. 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.
  18. 18. A hill; elevation.
  19. 19. To put on horseback; to put on something; to get upon.
  20. 20. To rise; soar.

mount - examples of usage

  1. His offer was eagerly accepted, and it was determined that he should mount guard that very night. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. His fresh pony was ready, and he was ordered to mount and ride. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. We will give you a fresh mount. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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