Synonyms of 'mount'
to organize and stage a campaign, play, etc.a security operation mounted by the army
to increase or accumulateFor several hours, tension mounted.
The population continues to increase.
Diplomats hope the meetings will build mutual trust.
We stop growing once we reach maturity.
The human population swelled as migrants moved south.
They are intensifying their efforts to secure the release of the hostages.
Unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
Her new job has multiplied the demands on her time.
to increase or accumulateThe uncollected garbage mounts in the streets.
Lead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
Two young girls were collecting firewood.
She started gathering up her things.
Her mail had piled up inside the front door.
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
to climb or ascendShe was mounting the stairs to the tower.
I held her hand as we ascended the steps.
The men scaled a wall and climbed down scaffolding on the other side.
Interest rates have gone up again.
make your way up,
make your way down
to get up on a horse, a platform, etc.I mounted the stage and addressed the audience.
to get up on a horse, a platform, etc.He mounted his horse and rode away.
to fix onto a backing, setting, or supportShe mounts the work in a frame.
to fix onto a backing, setting, or supportThe fuel tank is mounted on the side of the truck.
She fitted her key in the lock.
Chairs were placed in rows for the parents.
He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
Position trailing plants near the edges of the basket.
Fix the photo to the card using double-sided tape
The frames are secured by horizontal rails to the back wall.
Attach labels to things before you file them away.
They had installed wi-fi in the apartment.
Demonstrators have erected barricades in the roads.
put in place,
put in position,
to organize and stage a campaign, play, etc.mounting an exhibition of historical Tiffany jewellery
The cabinets display seventeenth-century porcelain.
The theatre is presenting a new production of `Hamlet'.
She staged her first play at the Edinburgh Festival.
He said the government must prepare an emergency plan for evacuation.
We need someone to help organize our campaign.
Her work was exhibited in the best galleries in Europe.
put on display
a horse for ridingthe number of owners who care for older mounts
A small man on a grey horse had appeared.
a backing, setting, or support onto which something is fixedEven on a solid mount, any movement nearby may shake the image.
She brought her action with the financial backing of the BBC.
The house is in a lovely setting in the hills.
They are prepared to resort to violence in support of their views.
The teapot came with a stand to catch the drips.
The mattress is best on a solid bed base.
She kept a picture of her mother in a silver frame.
A cold beer is the perfect foil for a curry.
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in the sense of amass
to accumulate or collectWe didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
in the sense of attach
to join, fasten, or connectAttach labels to things before you file them away.
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