Meaning of MOUNT in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English munt & Anglo-French munt, mont, both from Latin mont-, mons; akin to Welsh mynydd ~ain, Latin minari to project, threaten Date: before 12th century a high hill ; ~ain , earthwork 1, mound 2a(1), II. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French munter, monter, from Vulgar Latin *montare, from Latin mont-, mons Date: 14th century intransitive verb rise , ascend , to increase in a~ or extent , to get up on something above the level of the ground, transitive verb 1. to go up ; climb , b. to seat or place oneself on, to climb on top of for copulation, 2. to lift up ; raise , b. to put or have (as artillery) in position, to have as equipment, c. to organize and equip (an attacking force) , to launch and carry out (as an assault or a campaign), to set on something that elevates, 4. to cause to get on a means of conveyance, to furnish with animals for riding, to post or set up for defense or observation , 6. to attach to a support, to arrange or assemble for use or display, 7. to prepare (as a specimen) for examination or display, to prepare and supply with materials needed for performance or execution , ~able adjective ~er noun III. noun Date: 15th century an act or instance of ~ing, frame , support : as, the material (as cardboard) on which a picture is ~ed, a jewelry setting, c. an undercarriage or part on which a device (as a motor or an artillery piece) rests in service, an attachment for an accessory, a hinge, card, or acetate envelope for ~ing a stamp, a glass slide with its accessories on which objects are placed for examination with a microscope, a means of conveyance

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