"mount" in the noun sense
1. saddle horse, riding horse, mount
a lightweight horse kept for riding only
2. climb, mount
the act of climbing something
"it was a difficult climb to the top"
3. mountain, mount
a land mass that projects well above its surroundings higher than a hill
4. mount, setting
a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
"the diamond was in a plain gold mount"
5. backing, mount
something forming a back that is added for strengthening
"mount" in the verb sense
attach to a support
"They mounted the aerator on a floating"
2. wax, mount, climb, rise
go up or advance
"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
fix onto a backing, setting, or support
"mount slides for macroscopic analysis"
put up or launch
"mount a campaign against pornography"
5. hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride
get up on the back of
"mount a horse"
6. climb, climb up, mount, go up
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
7. mount, put on
prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
"mount a theater production"
"mount an attack"
"mount a play"
8. ride, mount
"The bull was riding the cow"
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