Definition of mount
- Mount Everest
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Their troubles have continued to mount.
The pressure mounted as the crisis continued.
The cowboy mounted his horse and then quickly dismounted.
She mounted her bicycle and rode away.
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to go or climb up (something) : to climb up onto (something)
: to increase in amount
: to seat yourself on a horse, bicycle, etc.
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