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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)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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 in a sentence

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

  2. The gymnast dismounted from the parallel bars.



Origin and Etymology of dismount

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


First Known Use: 1566


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dismount

noun dis·mount

Definition of dismount

  1. :  the act of dismounting



1654

First Known Use of dismount

1654


DISMOUNT Defined for Kids

dismount

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verb dis·mount \dis-ˈmau̇nt\

Definition of dismount for Students

dismounted

dismounting

  1. :  to get down from something (as a horse or bicycle)





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