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Mount

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Mountn. [OE. munt, mont, mount, AS. munt, fr. L. mons, montis; cf. L. minae protections, E. eminent, menace: cf. F. mont. Cf. Mount, v., Mountain, Mont, Monte, Montem.].
  •  A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a mountain; a high hill; -- used always instead of mountain, when put before a proper name; as, Mount Washington; otherwise, chiefly in poetry.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hew ye down trees, and cast a mount against Jerusalem."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A bank; a fund.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any one of seven fleshy prominences in the palm of the hand which are taken as significant of the influence of “planets,” and called the mounts of Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, the Sun or Apollo, and Venus.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Mount of piety. See Mont de piété.
Mountv. i. [OE. mounten, monten, F. monter, fr. L. mons, montis, mountain. See Mount, n. (above).].
  •  To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; -- often with up.  [1913 Webster]
    "Though Babylon should mount up to heaven."  [1913 Webster]
    "The fire of trees and houses mounts on high."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To get up on anything, as a platform or scaffold; especially, to seat one's self on a horse for riding.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To attain in value; to amount.  [1913 Webster]
    "Bring then these blessings to a strict account,
    Make fair deductions, see to what they mount.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Mountv. t. 
  •  To get upon; to ascend; to climb; as, to mount the pulpit and deliver a sermon.  [1913 Webster]
    "Shall we mount again the rural throne?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc.; as, to mount a picture or diploma in a frame  [1913 Webster]
  •  To raise aloft; to lift on high.  [1913 Webster]
    " A fort or ship is said to mount cannon, when it has them arranged for use in or about it."  [1913 Webster]
    "What power is it which mounts my love so high?"  [1913 Webster]
To mount guard (Mil.), to go on guard; to march on guard; to do duty as a guard. -- To mount a play, to prepare and arrange the scenery, furniture, etc., used in the play.
Mountn. [From Mount, v.].
     That upon which a person or thing is mounted  [1913 Webster]
    "She had so good a seat and hand, she might be trusted with any mount."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Mount, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. ascend or climb (a hill, stairs, etc.).
2 tr. a get up on (an animal, esp. a horse) to ride it. b set (a person) on horseback. c provide (a person) with a horse. d (as mounted adj.) serving on horseback (mounted police).
3 tr. go up or climb on to (a raised surface).
4 intr. a move upwards. b (often foll. by up) increase, accumulate. c (of a feeling) become stronger or more intense (excitement was mounting). d (of the blood) rise into the cheeks.
5 tr. (esp. of a male animal) get on to (a female) to copulate.
6 tr. (often foll. by on) place (an object) on an elevated support.
7 tr. a set in or attach to a backing, setting, or other support. b attach (a picture etc.) to a mount or frame. c fix (an object for viewing) on a microscope slide.
8 tr. a arrange (a play, exhibition, etc.) or present for public view or display. b take action to initiate (a programme, campaign, etc.).
9 tr. prepare (specimens) for preservation.
10 tr. a bring into readiness for operation. b raise (guns) into position on a fixed mounting.
11 intr. rise to a higher level of rank, power, etc.
--n.
1 a backing, setting, or other support on which a picture etc. is set for display.
2 the margin surrounding a picture or photograph.
3 a a horse available for riding. b an opportunity to ride a horse, esp. as a jockey.
4 = stamp-hinge (see HINGE).

Idiom
mount guard (often foll. by over) perform the duty of guarding; take up sentry duty.
Derivative
mountable adj. mounter n.
Mount, n. archaic (except before a name): mountain, hill (Mount Everest; Mount of Olives).

Etymology
ME f. OE munt & OF mont f. L mons montis mountain

THESAURUS

Mount

Everest, Houyhnhnm, Olympus, accrue, accumulate, advance, aggravate, alp, amble, anabasis, appreciate, arise, arrange, arrangement, ascend, ascension, ascent, aspire, augment, back, back up, backdrop, background, backing, ball, balloon, be a gas, be a hit, be intimate, bearing, bestraddle, bestride, bidet, bill, bloat, board, bomb, boom, breed, broaden, brood mare, budge, build, build up, bushing, buss the clouds, canter, caracole, carriage horse, cart horse, cavalry horse, chandelle, change, change place, charger, chassis, circle, clamber, clamber up, climb, climb on, climb over, climb up, climbing, cohabit, colt, come together, come up, commit adultery, compose, coordinate, copulate, couple, courser, cover, crescendo, critter, curl upwards, curvet, deepen, descend, develop, diddle, dobbin, draft horse, dramatize, dray horse, driving horse, ebb, elevation, enhance, enlarge, entire, entire horse, equine, escalade, escalate, expand, fail, feature, fill horse, filler, filly, flop, flow, fly up, foal, fornicate, fountain, frame, frig, frisk, gain, gain altitude, gain strength, gallop, gelding, get ahead, get in, get on, get over, gigster, give a boost, give a lift, go, go aboard, go around, go on board, go on horseback, go round, go sideways, go up, grow, grow up, gush, gyrate, gyring up, hack, hackney, have sex, have sexual relations, headline, heighten, help up, hoick, hop in, horse, hump, hunter, increase, infrastructure, install, intensify, jet, jument, jump, jump in, launch, lay, lead, leader, leap, levitate, levitation, lie with, lift, lofty mountains, loom, lope, magnify, make a hit, make it with, make love, make out, mare, mat, mate, melodramatize, mountain, mounting, move, move over, multiply, nag, open, open a show, organize, pace, pack horse, palfrey, peak, piaffe, pile in, pile up, plow horse, plunge, pole horse, polo pony, post-horse, prance, prancer, premiere, prepare, present, preview, produce, progress, proliferate, put in place, put on, ramp, ready, rear, rear up, redouble, regress, remount, retrogress, ride bareback, ride hard, rider, riding horse, rise, rise up, rising, road horse, roadster, rocketing up, rotate, rouncy, rouse, run, run up, saddle horse, saddler, saltation, scale, scale the heights, scenarize, scene, scrabble up, scramble up, screw, seat, serve, service, set, set in motion, set off, set the stage, set up, setting, settle, shaft horse, shift, shin, shin up, shinny, shoot up, shooting up, show, sink, skeleton, sleep with, snowball, soar, soaring, spin, spiral, spire, spout, spread, spring, spurt, stage, stalking-horse, stallion, stand on tiptoe, stand up, star, steed, stir, straddle, stream, strengthen, struggle up, stud, studhorse, subside, succeed, sumpter, sumpter horse, support, surge, surmount, swarm up, sweep up, swell, take horse, takeoff, taking off, tarpan, the wooded mountains, theatricalize, thill horse, thiller, tittup, top horse, tor, tower, towering alps, travel, trot, try out, underframe, up, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrow, upgrowth, upheave, uphill, upleap, uplift, upping, uprear, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upspin, upstream, upsurge, upsurgence, upswarm, upsweep, upswing, upwind, vault, vise, wane, war-horse, wax, wheeler, wheelhorse, whirl, widen, wild horse, workhorse, zoom, zooming

ROGET THESAURUS

Mount

Greatness

VB be great, run high, soar, tower, transcend, rise to a great height, carry to a great height, know no bounds, ascend, mount, enlarge.

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.

VB be high, tower, soar, command, hover, hover over, fly over, orbit, be in orbit, cap, culminate, overhang, hang over, impend, beetle, bestride, ride, mount, perch, surmount, cover, overtop, stand on tiptoe, become high, grow higher, grow taller, upgrow, rise, send into orbit, render high, heighten.

Ostentation

VB be ostentatious, come forward, put oneself forward, attract attention, star it, cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, make a splurge, cut a dash, cut a splash, cut a splurge, figure, figure away, make a show, make a display, glitter, show off, show off one's paces, parade, march past, display, exhibit, put forward, hold up, trot out, hand out, sport, brandish, blazon forth, dangle, dangle before the eyes, cry up, proner, flaunt, emblazon, prink, set off, mount, have framed and glazed, put a good face upon, put a smiling face upon, clean the outside of the platter.

Ascent

VB ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise, go up, get up, work one's way up, start up, shoot up, go into orbit, float up, bubble up, aspire, climb, clamber, ramp, scramble, escalade, surmount, shin, shinny, shinney, scale, scale the heights, raise, elevate, go aloft, fly aloft, tower, soar, take off, spring up, pop up, jump up, catapult upwards, explode upwards, hover, spire, plane, swim, float, surge, leap.


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