2 the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top" [syn: climb]
3 a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill [syn: mountain]
4 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" [syn: setting]
5 something forming a back that is added for strengthening [syn: backing]
1 attach to a support; "They mounted the aerator on a floating"
2 go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered" [syn: wax, climb, rise] [ant: wane]
3 fix onto a backing, setting, or support; "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
4 put up or launch; "mount a campaign against pronography"
5 get on the back of; "mount a horse" [syn: hop on, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride] [ant: hop out]
6 go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?" [syn: climb, climb up, go up]
7 prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play" [syn: put on]
8 copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow" [syn: ride]
- Rhymes: -aʊnt
- From munt.
Etymology 2Middle English from Old French, compare French monter
- To go up; climb; ascend: to mount stairs.
- Antonym: dismount
- The rider mounted his horse.
- To attach an object
to a support, as to
mount a mailbox on a post
- Antonym: demount
- To attach a drive or device to the directory structure in order to make it available to the operating system.
- To get on top of an animal to mate.
- to have sexual
intercourse with someone, something.
- Synonyms - see WikiSaurus:sexual intercourse
- To begin a military assault
- The General gave the order to mount the attack.
climb up/on; to ride
attach an object
- Finnish: kiinnittää
begin a military assault
- Finnish: järjestää
Mount may refer to:
Displays and equipment
Computing and software
- "The Mount", a nickname for the College of Mount St. Joseph
mount in Bosnian: Gora (čvor)
mount in German: Mount
mount in French: Mount
mount in Japanese: マウント
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