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Main Entry: 2mount
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English mounten "to increase, rise," from early French monter (same meaning), derived from Latin mont-, mons "hill, mount"
1 a : 1RISE 5a, ascend b : to go up : CLIMB <mount a ladder>
2 : to get up onto something <mount a platform>
3 : to furnish with riding animals or vehicles <mounted infantry>
4 : to increase rapidly in amount <mounting debts>
5 : to prepare for use, examination, or display especially by fastening in position on a support <mount a picture on cardboard> <mount a specimen>
6 : to furnish with scenery and costumes : STAGE
7 : to place in position for the purpose of defense or observation <mounted some guards>

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