English noun: mountain
|1.||mountain (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 hyponym||Black Hills|
|Part holonym||mountain peak, mountainside, versant|
|2.||mountain (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Samples||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||batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad|
|Broader (hypernym)||large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent|