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Definition 1: the act of climbing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a difficult climb to the top

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) the act of changing location in an upward direction

(... is a kind of mount ) ascent by or as if by a ladder

(... is a kind of mount ) an awkward climb

"reaching the crest was a real clamber"

(... is a kind of mount ) the activity of climbing a mountain

(... is a kind of mount ) the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

Definition 2: a lightweight horse kept for riding only - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

(... is a kind of mount ) horse of a dull brownish grey color

(... is a kind of mount ) an emaciated horse likely soon to become carrion and so attractive to crows

(... is a kind of mount ) horse of a light yellowish dun color with dark mane and tail

(... is a kind of mount ) a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage

"a Lippizan is black or brown when born but turns white by the time it is five years old"

(... is a kind of mount ) a spirited graceful and intelligent riding horse native to Arabia

(... is a kind of mount ) a hardy breed of saddle horse developed in western North America and characteristically having a spotted rump

(... is a kind of mount ) a high-stepping horse originating in Kentucky

(... is a kind of mount ) a horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk

(... is a kind of mount ) an American breed of small compact saddle horses

(... is a kind of mount ) a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia

(... is a kind of mount ) a light saddle horse trained for herding cattle

(... is a kind of mount ) a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.

(... is a kind of mount ) a mettlesome or fiery horse

(... is a kind of mount ) horse used in war

(... is a kind of mount ) especially a light saddle horse for a woman

(... is a kind of mount ) a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle

(... is a kind of mount ) horse of a light gray or whitish color

Definition 3: something forming a back that is added for strengthening - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

"slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

(mount is a kind of ...) a device designed to provide additional strength

"the cardboard backing was just a strengthener" "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"

(... is part of mount) a structure supporting or containing something

Definition 4: a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the diamond was in a plain gold mount

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) framework used for support or display

(... is a kind of mount ) a setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows

Definition 5: a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) a raised or elevated geological formation

(... is a kind of mount ) any high mountain

(... is a kind of mount ) a mountain or tall hill

"they were climbing the ben"

(... is a kind of mount ) an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor

(... is a kind of mount ) a mountain formed by volcanic material

(... is an instance of mount) mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming

(mount is a part of ...) the summit of a mountain

(mount is a part of ...) the side or slope of a mountain

"conifer forests cover the eastern versant"

Definition 6: go up or advance - [verb of change]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Sales were climbing after prices were lowered

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of mount ) increase suddenly and significantly

"Prices jumped overnight"

(... is a kind of mount ) rise in rate or price

"The stock market gained 24 points today"

Definition 7: fix onto a backing, setting, or support - [verb of change]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mount slides for macroscopic analysis

(mount is a kind of ...) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

"Get the children ready for school!" "prepare for war" "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

Definition 8: attach to a support - [verb of contact]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They mounted the aerator on a floating

(mount is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of mount ) mount again, as after disassembling something

Definition 9: copulate with - [verb of contact]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bull was riding the cow

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) engage in sexual intercourse

"Birds mate in the Spring"

(mount belongs to category ...) any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk

Definition 10: put up or launch - [verb of creation]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mount a campaign against pornography

(mount is a kind of ...) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

Definition 11: prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance - [verb of creation]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mount a theater production
  • mount an attack
  • mount a play

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) arrange by systematic planning and united effort

"machinate a plot" "organize a strike" "devise a plan to take over the director's office"

(... is a kind of mount ) rerun a performance of a play, for example

Definition 12: go upward with gradual or continuous progress - [verb of motion]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

(... is a kind of mount ) climb up by means of a ladder

(... is a kind of mount ) climb up and over

"They had to escalade canyons to reach their destination"

(... is a kind of mount ) creep up -- used especially of plants

"The roses ramped over the wall"

(... is a kind of mount ) climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

(... is a kind of mount ) climb up on the body

"Shorts that ride up" "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"

Definition 13: get up on the back of - [verb of motion]

Samples where mount or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mount a horse

Synonyms for mount in the sense of this definition

(mount is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of mount ) mount again

"he remounted his horse"

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