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mount

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mount

  1. an elevation of land higher than a hill <Mount Everest> Synonyms alp, hump, mount, peakRelated Words cordillera, mountain range, range, sierra; inselberg, knob, seamount; aiguille, horn, mountaintop, pinnacle, summitNear Antonyms basin, bowl, depression, hollow, vale, valley




mount

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mount

  1. a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else <hammered together a mount for the cameras> Synonyms brace, buttress, mount, mounting, prop, reinforcement, shore, spur, stay, underpinningRelated Words shoring; column, pedestal, pilaster, pillar; arch, bolster, bracket, cantilever, girder; bearing; crutch, peg, post, stake, stanchion, stand, stilt, strut, truss; base, foundation, frame




mount

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mount

  1. 1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number <medical expenses began to mount> Synonyms accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, boom, build up, burgeon (also bourgeon), climb, enlarge, escalate, expand, gain, increase, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, rise, roll up, snowball, spread, swell, waxRelated Words jump, rocket, skyrocket, surge; heighten, intensify, redouble; blow up, bulk, distend, inflate, puff (up); crescendo, crest, peakAntonyms contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane

  2. 2 to bring before the public in performance or exhibition <the huge amount of money needed to mount an opera> Synonyms carry, give, present, offer, stageRelated Words display, exhibit, expose, parade, show, show off, unveil; preview; act, impersonate, perform, play, portray; depict, dramatize, enact, render, represent; extend, proffer, tender

  3. 3 to move or extend upward <the cable car continues to mount to ever higher terrain until the moment when the entire valley comes into view> Synonyms arise, aspire, climb, lift, ascend, rise, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust, upturnRelated Words surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge




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