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English noun: mount

1. mount (animal) a lightweight horse kept for riding only

Synonymsriding horse, saddle horse

Broader (hypernym)Equus caballus, horse

Narrower (hyponym)American saddle horse, Appaloosa, Arab, Arabian, buckskin, cow pony, crow-bait, crowbait, dun, gray, grey, hack, Lipizzan, Lippizan, Lippizaner, Morgan, palfrey, Plantation walking horse, prancer, quarter horse, remount, Tennessee walker, Tennessee walking horse, Walking horse, warhorse

2. mount (act) the act of climbing something

SamplesIt was a difficult climb to the top.


Broader (hypernym)ascending, ascension, ascent, rise

Narrower (hyponym)clamber, mountain climbing, mountaineering, rock climbing, scaling

3. mount (object) a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill


Broader (hypernym)elevation, natural elevation

Narrower (hyponym)alp, ben, seamount, volcano

Instance hyponymBlack Hills

Part holonymmountain peak, mountainside, versant

4. mount (artifact) a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place

SamplesThe diamond was in a plain gold mount.


Broader (hypernym)mounting

Narrower (hyponym)pave

5. mount (artifact) something forming a back that is added for strengthening


Broader (hypernym)bed, layer, reinforcement, strengthener

Part meronymframework

English verb: mount

1. mount (contact) attach to a support

SamplesThey mounted the aerator on a floating.

ExamplesThe men mount the bookshelves

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)attach

Narrower (hyponym)remount

2. mount (change) go up or advance

SamplesSales were climbing after prices were lowered.

Synonymsclimb, rise, wax

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)increase

Narrower (hyponym)advance, gain, jump


3. mount (change) fix onto a backing, setting, or support

SamplesMount slides for macroscopic analysis.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fix, gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up

4. mount (creation) put up or launch

SamplesMount a campaign against pornography.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer

5. mount (motion) get up on the back of

SamplesMount a horse.

Synonymsbestride, climb on, get on, hop on, jump on, mount up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)move

Narrower (hyponym)remount

Antonymshop out, get off

6. mount (motion) go upward with gradual or continuous progress

SamplesDid you ever climb up the hill behind your house?.

Synonymsclimb, climb up, go up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

Narrower (hyponym)escalade, mountaineer, ramp, ride, scale

7. mount (creation) prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

SamplesMount a theater production.
Mount an attack.
Mount a play.

Synonymsput on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)devise, get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare

Narrower (hyponym)rerun

8. mount (contact) copulate with

SamplesThe bull was riding the cow.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)copulate, couple, mate, pair

Domain categorymammal, mammalian

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