mount

1
[ mount ]
/ maʊnt /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

noun

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Origin of mount

1
1300–50; Middle English mounten < Old French munter, monter < Vulgar Latin *montāre, derivative of Latin mont- (stem of mōns) mount2

SYNONYMS FOR mount

1 scale. See climb.
19 soar.
22 steed, charger, palfrey.

ANTONYMS FOR mount

1, 19 descend.

OTHER WORDS FROM mount

mount·a·ble, adjectivemount·less, adjectiveun·mount·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for mountable

  • A foreword as to care of mountable specimens in the field may save a great amount of cleaning of mussed skins in the shop.

    Taxidermy|Leon Luther Pray

British Dictionary definitions for mountable (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 mountable (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 mountable

mount
[ mount ]

v.

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