Definitions of mount

  1. To rise on high; to ascend; to rise or tower aloft; to get on horseback, or on anything; to amount.
  2. To ascend.
  3. To set or get on horseback.
  4. To place on a mounting; supply with fittings; equip.
  5. To amount.
  6. To get upon; to ascend; to climb.
  7. To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.
  8. 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.
  9. To raise aloft; to lift on high.
  10. To raise on high; climb; go up; bestride, as a horse; furnish with horses; prepare for use by fixing on, or in, something else; as, to mount a photograph on a card.
  11. To raise aloft: to climb: to get upon, as a horse: to put on horseback: to put upon something, to arrange or set in fitting order.
  12. To put on horseback; to put on something; to get upon.
  13. To rise or increase; to tower; get on horseback; go up, as on a platform.
  14. To project or rise up: to be of great elevation.
  15. To rise; soar.
  16. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; " Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
  17. fix onto a backing, setting, or support; " mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
  18. copulate with, as of animals; " The bull was riding the cow"
  19. A horse.
  20. A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound.
  21. A bank; a fund.
  22. That upon which a person or thing is mounted
  23. The cardboard or cloth on which a drawing, photograph, or the like is mounted; a mounting.
  24. To raise aloft or on high; to climb or to ascend; to furnish with horses. To mount a map, to prepare it for use by attaching it to canvas, & c. To mount a diamond, to set it in framework. Mount: mount horse To mount a piece, to set a piece of ordnance upon the carriage, or to raise its mouth higher.
  25. 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.
  26. To ascend; to rise on high; to get or place on horseback; to raise aloft; to set in framework; to tower; to climb; to scale; to furnish with horses; to embellish; to adapt or fit to, or to set upon, as to mount a gun, that is, to set it upon a carriage; to mount a precious stone, that is, to set it in a framework of metal, as in a ring or brooch.
  27. something forming a back that is added for strengthening
  28. the act of climbing something; " it was a difficult climb to the top"
  29. copulate with; " The bull was riding the cow"
  30. put up or launch; " mount a campaign against pronography"
  31. A mountain.
  32. 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, Mount Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry.
  33. To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.
  34. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; - often with up.
  35. 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.
  36. A hill or mountain; a rocky elevation; a horse suitable for riding; cardboard on which a drawing is fixed.
  37. Ground rising above the level of the surrounding country: a hill: an ornamental mound: ( B.) a bulwark for offence or defence.
  38. MOUNTER.
  39. A hill; elevation.
  40. A saddle- horse; a mounting.
  41. A rocky mass, rising considerably above the surrounding land; a mountain or hill; a mound for defence or attack; the representation of a grassy mound with trees on the base of a shield; card- board on which a drawing is placed; the furnishings of a riding- horse.
  42. A hill or mountain; an artificial elevation; the paper or card- board upon which a drawing is placed, and to which it is attached.
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