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Definition of "mount" []

  • To climb or ascend: mount stairs. (verb-transitive)
  • To place oneself upon; get up on: mount a horse; mount a platform. (verb-transitive)
  • To climb onto (a female) for copulation. Used of male animals. (verb-transitive)
  • To furnish with a horse for riding. (verb-transitive)
  • To set on a horse: mount the saddle. (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 "mount" in a sentence
  • "And in the day time he was teaching in the temple; and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called _the mount_ of"
  • "No weapons are allowed but your mount is allowed to employ whatever naturally occurring offensive or defensive capabilities that it possesses."
  • "TIMBERG: Then I went to Camp Pendleton, California, for about eight months and then I was in the Marine Corps -- what you call mount-out."