mount (Meaning)

Wordnet

mount (n)

a lightweight horse kept for riding only

the act of climbing something

a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill

a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place

something forming a back that is added for strengthening

Wordnet

mount (v)

attach to a support

go up or advance

fix onto a backing, setting, or support

put up or launch

get up on the back of

go upward with gradual or continuous progress

prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

copulate with

Webster

mount (v.)

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.

A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound.

A bank; a fund.

That upon which a person or thing is mounted

A horse.

The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting.

Webster

mount (n.)

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

To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.

To attain in value; to amount.

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

mount (v. t.)

To get upon; to ascend; to climb.

To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride.

To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.

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.

To raise aloft; to lift on high.

mount Sentence Examples

  1. The knight swiftly mounted his steed and charged into battle.
  2. The hikers had to mount a steep incline to reach the summit.
  3. She mounted the photograph onto the scrapbook page with precision.
  4. The soldiers mounted the cannon on the ramparts to defend the fort.
  5. The paparazzi mounted a frenzy around the celebrity's arrival.
  6. The jeweler carefully mounted the precious stone in the delicate setting.
  7. The artist mounted her canvas on a wooden stretcher for display.
  8. The protestors mounted a peaceful demonstration outside government buildings.
  9. The mountaineers attempted to mount the treacherous peak in treacherous conditions.
  10. The hunter mounted the trophy antlers on a plaque above his fireplace.

FAQs About the word mount

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The knight swiftly mounted his steed and charged into battle.

The hikers had to mount a steep incline to reach the summit.

She mounted the photograph onto the scrapbook page with precision.

The soldiers mounted the cannon on the ramparts to defend the fort.