2 climb (up), go up, ascend, scale, clamber up, make one's way up:
We mounted the ladder to the roof. The speaker mounted the dais.
3 rise (up), arise, soar, fly (up), rocket (upwards):
With the salmon in its grasp, the eagle mounted to the sky.
4 climb or get or clamber up on, bestride, straddle, bestraddle:
The gunfighter mounted his horse and rode off.
5 (put on) display, (put on) exhibit, put on exhibition, present, install or instal, stage, prepare, ready, put on, put in place, set up; arrange, coordinate, compose, organize, set in motion, launch:
The gallery will mount a show of John's sculpture next spring. They have mounted a major advertising campaign for their face cream
6 frame, mat or matt, set off:
This print should be mounted using an olive green paper.
7 increase, wax, rise, escalate, intensify, swell, expand, grow, mount up, multiply, pile up, build up, accumulate:
Complaints have been mounting against the vulgar language heard on prime-time TV.
8 backing, setting, support, mounting, background, set, arrangement, backdrop, scene:
This style of mount sets off the ruby to its best advantage.
9 horse, steed, charger, palfrey:
Her mount was a grey mare.
1 organize sth
The company successfully mounted a takeover bid in 1996.
quickly, rapidly | steadily | gradually | hourly
Election fever is mounting hourly.
The cost quickly mounts up.
VERB + MOUNT
begin to, continue to
3 picture/jewel, etc.
The prints were beautifully mounted.
| carefully | directly
The switch is mounted directly on the wall.
| horizontally, vertically
The diamond is mounted in gold.
The specimens were carefully mounted on slides.
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