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dismount

verb dis·mount \ (ˌ)dis-ˈmau̇nt \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of dismount

1 : to throw down or remove from a mount or an elevated position; especially : unhorse
1 obsolete : descend
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.

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Origin and Etymology of dismount

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


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dismount

noun

Definition of dismount

: the act of dismounting

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First Known Use of dismount

1654

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DISMOUNT Defined for English Language Learners

dismount

Definition of dismount for English Language Learners

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


DISMOUNT Defined for Kids

dismount

verb dis·mount \ dis-ˈmau̇nt \

Definition of dismount for Students

dismounted; dismounting
: to get down from something (as a horse or bicycle)


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