mount

1
[ mount ]
/ maʊnt /
|

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

noun


Nearby words

  1. moundbird,
  2. mounding,
  3. mounds view,
  4. moundsman,
  5. moundsville,
  6. mount carmel man,
  7. mount clemens,
  8. mount cook lily,
  9. mount desert island,
  10. mount everest

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.

Related formsmount·a·ble, adjectivemount·less, adjectiveun·mount·a·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for unmountable

mount

1
/ (maʊnt) /

verb

noun

Derived Formsmountable, adjectivemounter, noun

Word Origin for mount

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

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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Word Origin and History for unmountable
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Medicine definitions for unmountable

mount

[ mount ]

v.

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

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