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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.


Synonymsclimb


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


Synonymsmountain


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.


Synonymssetting


Broader (hypernym)mounting


Narrower (hyponym)pave

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


Synonymsbacking


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


Antonymswane

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.


Synonymsride


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)copulate, couple, mate, pair


Domain categorymammal, mammalian









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