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mount1

mount1

 
pronunciation:
maUnt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive 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, rise, shin, shinny, top
definition 2: to place oneself on top of.
She mounted her horse and galloped away.
antonyms:
dismount
similar words:
bestride, get on, straddle, surmount, top
definition 3: to arrange (something) for examination or display by attaching it to a secure object or surface.
He mounted his butterfly collection.
synonyms:
affix, attach, fasten, hang
similar words:
arrange, frame, organize, secure
definition 4: to position (guns), as in readiness to attack.
similar words:
hoist, position, raise
definition 5: to prepare for or begin.
They mounted an attack on the enemy troops.
synonyms:
begin, commence, prepare, start
similar words:
initiate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to move upward; rise.
Smoke from the forest fire mounted into the sky.
synonyms:
ascend, climb, rise
antonyms:
descend, drop
similar words:
arise
definition 2: to increase.
Prices have been mounting recently.
synonyms:
escalate, increase, rise, swell
antonyms:
decrease, diminish, drop
similar words:
climb, grow, multiply, skyrocket, soar, wax
definition 3: to get on top of a horse or into a vehicle in preparation for a ride.
synonyms:
load, saddle up
antonyms:
dismount
similar words:
embark
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a horse or other animal to be ridden.
 
synonyms:
horse
similar words:
charger, courser, mare, pony, stallion, steed
definition 2: a support on which something is to be fixed or mounted.
a motor mount
synonyms:
base, brace, support
similar words:
backing, fixture, foundation, frame, framework, setting, underbody, undercarriage
derivation: mountable (adj.)
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