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Verb: mount  mawnt
  1. Attach to a support
    "They mounted the aerator on a floating"
  2. Go up or advance
    "Sales were mounting after prices were lowered";
    - wax, climb, rise
  3. Fix onto a backing, setting, or support
    "mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
  4. Put up or launch
    "mount a campaign against pornography"
  5. Get up on the back of
    "mount a horse";
    - hop on, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride
  6. Go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    - climb, climb up, go up
  7. Prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
    "mount an attack"; "mount a play";
    - put on
  8. Copulate with
    "The bull was mounting the cow";
    - ride
  9. (computing) make a drive or device available for access (e.g. as part of the directory structure)
Noun: mount  mawnt
  1. A lightweight horse kept for riding only
    - saddle horse, riding horse
  2. The act of climbing something
    - climb
  3. A land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    - mountain
  4. A mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewellery) that holds a gem in place
    "the diamond was in a plain gold mount";
    - setting
  5. Something forming a back that is added for strengthening
    - backing

Derived forms: mounted, mounting, mounts

See also: alight

Type of: arise, ascending, ascension, ascent, attach, bed, come up, copulate, couple, devise, elevation, Equus caballus, fix, gear up, get up, go up, horse, increase, initiate, layer, lift, machinate, mate, mounting, move, move up, natural elevation, organise [Brit], organize, pair, pioneer, prepare, ready, reinforcement, rise, set, set up, strengthener, uprise

Part of: frame, framework

Encyclopedia: Mount, James