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dismount

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verb dis·mount \(ˌ)dis-ˈmau̇nt\

Simple Definition of dismount

  • : to get down from something (such as a horse or bicycle)

Full Definition of dismount

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to throw down or remove from a mount or an elevated position; especially :  unhorse

  3. 2 :  disassemble

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 obsolete :  descend

  6. 2 :  to alight from an elevated position (as on a horse); also :  to get out of an enclosed craft or vehicle

Examples of dismount

  1. The cyclist dismounted and walked her bike across the street.

  2. The gymnast dismounted from the parallel bars.



Origin of dismount

probably modification of Middle French desmonter, from des- dis- + monter to mount


First Known Use: 1566


2

dismount

noun dis·mount

Definition of dismount

  1. :  the act of dismounting



1654

First Known Use of dismount

1654



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