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Definition of "mounts" []

  • A device for holding together two parts such that one can swing relative to the other, typically having two interlocking metal leaves held by a pin about which they pivot (noun)
  • A type of joint, such as the knee joint, that moves only backwards and forwards; a joint that functions in only one plane (noun)
  • A similar structure in invertebrate animals, such as the joint between the two halves of a bivalve shell (noun)
  • Something on which events, opinions, etc, turn (noun)
  • A small thin transparent strip of gummed paper for affixing a stamp to a page (noun)
  • To attach or fit a hinge to (something) (verb)
  • To depend (on) (verb)
  • To hang or turn on or as if on a hinge (verb)
  • Plural form of mount. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mount. (verb)

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Use "mounts" in a sentence
  • "'The story is fresh and healthy from beginning to finish; and our liking for the two simple people who are the successors to the title mounts steadily, and ends almost in respect.'"
  • "Efforts to revamp the nation's health care system will undoubtedly be front and center as pressure mounts from the White House to get something done."
  • "We were not mislead although we might be impatient as the pain mounts, none of which is Obama's fault."