mounted

[ moun-tid ]
/ ˈmaʊn tɪd /

adjective

seated or riding on a horse or other animal.
serving on horseback or on some special mount, as soldiers or police.
Military. (formerly) permanently equipped with horses or vehicles for transport.Compare mobile(def 4).
having or set in a mounting: mounted gems.
put into position for use, as guns.

Origin of mounted

First recorded in 1575–85; mount1 + -ed2

Related forms

un·mount·ed, adjectivewell-mount·ed, adjective

Definition for mounted (2 of 2)

mount

1
[ mount ]
/ maʊnt /

verb (used with object)


verb (used without object)

noun

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.

Related forms

mount·a·ble, adjectivemount·less, adjectiveun·mount·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mounted (1 of 3)

mounted

/ (ˈmaʊntɪd) /

adjective

equipped with or riding horsesmounted police
provided with a support, backing, etc

British Dictionary definitions for mounted (2 of 3)

mount

1
/ (maʊnt) /

verb


noun

Derived Forms

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 mounted (3 of 3)

mount

2
/ (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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Medicine definitions for mounted

mount

[ mount ]

v.

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

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