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mount

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[ mount ]
/ maʊnt /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of mount

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First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English mounten, from Old French munter, monter,Vulgar Latin (unattested) montāre, derivative of Latin mont- (stem of mōns) mount2

synonym study for mount

1. See climb.

OTHER WORDS FROM mount

mount·a·ble, adjectivemountless, adjectiveun·mount·a·ble, adjective

Other definitions for mount (2 of 2)

mount2
[ mount ]
/ maʊnt /

noun Chiefly Literary.
a mountain: often used as part of a placename.

Origin of mount

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before 900; Middle English, Old English munt<Latin mont- (stem of mōns) mountain, hill
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British Dictionary definitions for mount (1 of 2)

mount1
/ (maʊnt) /

verb
noun

Derived forms of mount

mountable, adjectivemounter, noun

Word Origin for mount

C16: from Old French munter, from Vulgar Latin montāre (unattested) from Latin mons mount ²

British Dictionary definitions for mount (2 of 2)

mount2
/ (maʊnt) /

noun
a mountain or hill: used in literature and (when cap.) in proper namesMount Everest
(in palmistry) any of the seven cushions of flesh on the palm of the hand

Word Origin for mount

Old English munt, from Latin mons mountain, but influenced in Middle English by Old French mont
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Medical definitions for mount

mount
[ mount ]

v.
To prepare a specimen for microscopic examination, especially by positioning on a slide.
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