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mount1

mount1

 
 
pronunciation:
maUnt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: mounted, mounting, mounts
definition 1: to climb.
Be careful as you mount the ladder.
synonyms:
ascend, climb, scale
antonyms:
descend
similar words:
clamber, shin, top
definition 2: to place oneself on top of.
She mounted her horse and galloped away.
similar words:
top
definition 3: to set firmly into position on a surface for study or display; attach or set in place.
The teacher mounted the skeleton for her students.He mounted his butterfly collection and hung it on the wall.
synonyms:
affix, attach, fasten, hang
similar words:
arrange, frame, organize, secure
definition 4: to move upward; rise.
Smoke from the forest fire mounted in the sky.
synonyms:
ascend, climb, rise
antonyms:
descend, drop
similar words:
arise
definition 5: to become greater; increase.
The price of oil has mounted this year.
synonyms:
increase, rise, swell
antonyms:
decrease, diminish, drop
similar words:
climb, grow, multiply, skyrocket, soar, wax
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a horse or other animal that one rides on.
The princess's mount had a golden mane.
 
synonyms:
horse
similar words:
mare, pony, stallion, steed
definition 2: a stand, frame, or surface that holds something for display.
We bought a new mount for the picture at the frame store.
synonyms:
base, brace, support
similar words:
fixture, foundation, frame, framework, setting
derivation: mountable (adj.)
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