Meaning of MOUNT in English

MOUNT

transcription, транскрипция: [ maʊnt ]

( mounts, mounting, mounted)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

If you mount a campaign or event, you organize it and make it take place.

...a security operation mounted by the army.

= organize

VERB : V n

2.

If something mounts , it increases in intensity.

For several hours, tension mounted...

There was mounting concern in her voice.

= rise

VERB : V , V-ing

3.

If something mounts , it increases in quantity.

The uncollected garbage mounts in city streets...

He ignored his mounting debts.

VERB : V , V-ing

To mount up means the same as to mount .

Her medical bills mounted up.

PHRASAL VERB : V P

4.

If you mount the stairs or a platform, you go up the stairs or go up onto the platform. ( FORMAL )

Llewelyn was mounting the stairs up into the keep...

VERB : V n

5.

If you mount a horse or cycle, you climb on to it so that you can ride it.

A man in a crash helmet was mounting a motorbike...

He went to the small stable where his horse was, harnessed it, mounted, and rode out to the beach.

= get on

VERB : V n , V

6.

If you mount an object on something, you fix it there firmly.

Her husband mounts the work on velour paper and makes the frame...

...a specially mounted horse shoe.

VERB : V n on n , V-ed , also V n

• -mounted

...a wall-mounted electric fan.

COMB in ADJ

7.

If you mount an exhibition or display, you organize and present it.

The gallery has mounted an exhibition of art by Irish women painters.

= put on, stage

VERB : V n

8.

Mount is used as part of the name of a mountain.

...Mount Everest.

N-IN-NAMES

9.

see also mounted

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