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mount

noun

1 mount

A lightweight horse kept for riding only.

synonyms: riding horse, saddle horse.

Dutch: rijpaard
Polish: wierzchowiec, koń wierzchowy



2 mount

The act of climbing something.

synonym: climb.

Dutch: klimpartij

3 mount

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

synonym: mountain.

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

Dutch: berg
Polish: góra

4 mount

A 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.

synonym: setting.

5 mount

Something forming a back that is added for strengthening.

synonym: backing.

Dutch: ruggensteun, rugsteun

verb

1 mount

Attach to a support.

Roget 31: be great etc. adj.; run high, soar, tower, transcend; rise to a great height, carry to a great height; know no bounds; ascend, mount.    enlarge etc. ... show more

Roget 882: be ostentatious etc. adj.; come forward, put oneself forward; attract attention, star it.    cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, make a splurge, cut a dash, cut a splash, cut a splurge; ... show more

2 mount

Go up or advance.

synonyms: climb, rise, wax.

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more

3 mount

Fix onto a backing, setting, or support.

4 mount

Put up or launch.

5 mount

Get up on the back of:
— Mount a horse.

synonyms: bestride, climb on, get on, hop on, jump on, mount up.

Roget 206: be high etc. adj.; tower, soar, command; hover, hover over, fly over; orbit, be in orbit; cap, culminate; overhang, ... show more

6 mount

Go upward with gradual or continuous progress.

synonyms: climb, climb up, go up.

Dutch: beklauteren, beklimmen, bestijgen, klimmen, omhoogklimmen, opstijgen

7 mount

Prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance:
— Mount a theater production.
— Mount an attack.
— Mount a play.

synonym: put on.

8 mount

Copulate with.

synonym: ride.


Moby thesaurus: Everest, Houyhnhnm, Olympus, accrue, accumulate, advance, aggravate, alp, amble, anabasis, appreciate, arise, arrange, arrangement, ascend, ascension, ascent, aspire, augment, back ... show more.

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