mount

mount
mount1 [ maunt ] verb **
▸ 1 increase
▸ 2 prepare for and begin
▸ 3 get on horse
▸ 4 climb up
▸ 5 attach in position
▸ 6 have sex
▸ + PHRASES
1. ) intransitive if a particular feeling mounts, it gets stronger over a period of time:
Tension continues to mount between the two parties.
2. ) transitive to prepare for and begin an activity or event:
We are mounting a campaign to recruit more volunteers.
Government forces have mounted an attack on a rebel base.
mount an exhibition: The gallery has just mounted an exhibition of her work.
3. ) intransitive or transitive to get on a horse
4. ) transitive FORMAL to go up stairs or to climb up somewhere:
He mounted the steps to receive his award.
5. ) transitive often passive to attach something firmly in a particular place or position:
mount in: The diamonds are mounted in a gold setting.
I spotted a machine gun mounted on the roof.
There was a display cabinet mounted on the wall.
a ) to attach a picture, photograph, etc. onto a piece of stiff paper:
Each photograph is mounted on a cardboard backing.
6. ) if a male animal mounts a female animal, he climbs on her back in order to have sex
,mount `up phrasal verb intransitive
1. ) to get much larger:
The costs are beginning to mount up.
2. ) same as MOUNT1 3:
The soldiers mounted up and rode off.
mount
mount 2 [ maunt ] noun count
1. ) a piece of stiff paper or card on which you attach a picture, photograph, etc.
2. ) a base on which something such as a large heavy gun is fixed
3. ) a mountain: used in names:
Mount Kenya
4. ) FORMAL a horse that people ride

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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