The definition of a mount is a mountain or hill, or a horse or bicycle for riding.(noun)
Mount is defined as to climb or get up on to something.(verb)
An example of mount is getting on a horse.
See mount in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE munt & OFr mont, a mount, both < L mons (gen. montis), hill, mountain < IE base *men-, to project > Welsh meneth, mountain
Origin: ME mounten < OFr munter < VL *montare, lit., to go uphill < L mons: see mount
See mount in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb mount·ed, mount·ing, mounts verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English mounten
Origin: , from Old French monter
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *montāre
Origin: , from Latin mōns, mont-, mountain; see men-2 in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English mont
Origin: , from Old English munt
Origin: and from Old French mont, munt
Origin: , both from Latin mōns, mont-; see men-2 in Indo-European roots.
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