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Definition of "dismount" []

  • To get off or down, as from a horse. (verb-intransitive)
  • To get out of a vehicle. (verb-intransitive)
  • To remove from a support, setting, or mounting. (verb-transitive)
  • To unseat or throw off, as from a horse. (verb-transitive)
  • To disassemble (a mechanism, for example). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dismount" in a sentence
  • "UPPERDATE: (June 12) "Kathy Shaidle, a Canadian wingnut of imperfect renown who attempts an expert dismount from the high horse and ends up flailing limb over limb into a folding refreshments table covered with Dixie cups of Haterade.""
  • "A momentary lapse on his dismount from the bars was enough to give the overall gold to fellow Soviet Vladimir Artemov."
  • "He can also whirl and twirl on the rings, spring to action in the floor exercise and flip his way to a perfect dismount from the parallel bars."