Associations to the word «Mount»

Pictures for the word «Mount»


MOUNT, noun. A mountain.
MOUNT, noun. (palmistry) Any of seven fleshy prominences in the palm of the hand, taken to represent the influences of various heavenly bodies.
MOUNT, noun. (obsolete) A bulwark for offence or defence; a mound.
MOUNT, noun. (obsolete) A bank; a fund.
MOUNT, noun. An animal, usually a horse, used to ride on, unlike a draught horse
MOUNT, noun. A mounting; an object on which another object is mounted.
MOUNT, noun. (obsolete) A rider in a cavalry unit or division.
MOUNT, verb. (heading) (physical) To move upwards.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To get upon; to ascend; to climb.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To place oneself on (a horse, a bicycle, etc.); to bestride.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding.
MOUNT, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To cause (something) to rise or ascend; to drive up; to raise; to elevate; to lift up.
MOUNT, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; often with up.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To attach (an object) to a support.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) (computing) To attach (a drive or device) to the file system in order to make it available to the operating system.
MOUNT, verb. (intransitive) (sometimes with up) To increase in quantity or intensity.
MOUNT, verb. (obsolete) To attain in value; to amount (to).
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To get on top of (an animal) to mate.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) (slang) To have sexual intercourse with someone.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To begin (a military assault, etc.); to launch.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To deploy (cannon) for use in or around it.
MOUNT, verb. (transitive) To prepare and arrange the scenery, furniture, etc. for use in (a play or production).
MOUNT, proper noun. A surname​.
MOUNT CABURN, proper noun. (UK) A hill located just east of the town of Lewes in the county of Sussex in the United Kingdom.
MOUNT EVEREST, proper noun. The world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas between Nepal and Tibet.
MOUNT FUJI, proper noun. The highest mountain in Japan.
MOUNT FUJI SIGN, noun. (medicine) X-ray presentation of air compressing the frontal lobes of the brain, resulting in a tented appearance, indicative of pneumocephalus.
MOUNT KILIMANJARO, proper noun. A mountain in northeastern Tanzania; the highest peak in Africa
MOUNT LONG, proper noun. Alternative form of Longshan
MOUNT LORNE, proper noun. A hamlet in Yukon, Canada
MOUNT LUNG, proper noun. (dated) Alternative form of Longshan
MOUNT MCKINLEY, proper noun. Former name of Denali.
MOUNT MEGIDDO, proper noun. A hill in modern Israel near the kibbutz of Megiddo, known for its historical, geographical, and theological importance.
MOUNT OF OLIVES, proper noun. A mountain ridge east of and adjacent to the Old City of Jerusalem, a holy place for both Judaism and Christianity.
MOUNT PATTERSON, proper noun. The highest peak in the Sweetwater Mountains, in Mono County, California, United States. Possibly named for James H. Patterson, a native of Ohio who settled at Big Meadows before 1867. Elevation: 3,552 meters.
MOUNT PATTERSON, proper noun. A mountain in the Waputik Range in Alberta. Named for John Duncan Patterson in 1917. Elevation: 3,197 meters.
MOUNT PENGLAI, proper noun. Alternative term for Penglai, a legendary Chinese island
MOUNT RUSHMORE, proper noun. A famous mountain in the Black Hills with the heads of four US presidents carved into it.
MOUNT RUSHMORE, noun. (by extension) The four most important people in a particular field or category.
MOUNT RUSHMORE STATE, proper noun. A nickname of the state of South Dakota
MOUNT ST. HELENS, proper noun. A stratovolcano in the US state of Washington.
MOUNT TAM, proper noun. Mount Tamalpais
MOUNT TAMALPAIS, proper noun. A mountain in Marin County, California.
MOUNT UP, verb. (transitive) to increase over a period of time; to accumulate

Dictionary definition

MOUNT, noun. A lightweight horse kept for riding only.
MOUNT, noun. The act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top".
MOUNT, noun. A land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill.
MOUNT, noun. 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".
MOUNT, noun. Something forming a back that is added for strengthening.
MOUNT, verb. Attach to a support; "They mounted the aerator on a floating".
MOUNT, verb. Go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered".
MOUNT, verb. Fix onto a backing, setting, or support; "mount slides for macroscopic analysis".
MOUNT, verb. Put up or launch; "mount a campaign against pornography".
MOUNT, verb. Get up on the back of; "mount a horse".
MOUNT, verb. Go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?".
MOUNT, verb. Prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play".
MOUNT, verb. Copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain