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- A mountain, as in Mount Everest
- An animal, usually a horse, used to ride on, unlike a draught horse
- The rider climbed onto his mount.
- The number of riders in a cavalry unit or division
- The General said he has 2,000 mounts.
Middle English from Old French, compare French monter
Third person singular
- To go up; climb; ascend: to mount stairs.
- Antonym: dismount
- The rider mounted his horse.
- To attach an object to a support, as to mount a mailbox on a post
- Antonym: demount
- (computing) To attach a drive or device to the directory structure in order to make it available to the operating system.
- To get on top of an animal to mate.
- (slang) to have sexual intercourse with someone, something.
- Synonyms - see WikiSaurus:sexual intercourse
- To begin a military assault
- The General gave the order to mount the attack.
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