Dismount Definition

dĭs-mount
dismounted, dismounts
verb
dismounted, dismounts
To get off or down, as from a horse, bicycle, etc.; alight.
Webster's New World
To execute a dismount in gymnastics.
American Heritage
To remove (a thing) from its mounting or setting.
Webster's New World
To take apart; dismantle.
Webster's New World
To get out of a vehicle.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
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noun
The act or manner of dismounting, especially from a horse.
American Heritage
The act of dismounting.
Webster's New World
A move in gymnastics whereby the gymnast gets off an apparatus or completes a floor exercise, typically landing on both feet.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Dismount

Noun

Singular:
dismount
Plural:
dismounts

Origin of Dismount

  • Probably alteration of obsolete French desmonter to unseat des- dis- monter to mount mount1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • dis- +‎ mount, probably a calque of Old French desmonter.

    From Wiktionary

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