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Definition 1: a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for mountain in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

"they were climbing the ben"

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

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

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

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

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

"conifer forests cover the eastern versant"

Definition 2: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent - [noun denoting quantity]

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

  • a batch of letters
  • a deal of trouble
  • a lot of money
  • he made a mint on the stock market
  • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
  • it must have cost plenty
  • a slew of journalists
  • a wad of money

Synonyms for mountain in the sense of this definition

(mountain is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

(... is a kind of mountain ) an overwhelming number or amount

"a flood of requests" "a torrent of abuse"

(... is a kind of mountain ) a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation

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