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Synonyms of 'mount'

(verb) 
Definition
to organize and stage a campaign, play, etc.
a security operation mounted by the army
Synonyms
launch
The rocket was launched early this morning.
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stage
In the middle of this year the government staged a huge military parade.
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deliver
Our bowler steamed in to deliver the first ball of the match.
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set in motion
(verb) 
Definition
to increase or accumulate
For several hours, tension mounted.
Synonyms
increase
The population continues to increase.
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build
Diplomats hope the meetings will build mutual trust.
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grow
We stop growing once we reach maturity.
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swell
The human population swelled as migrants moved south.
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intensify
They are intensifying their efforts to secure the release of the hostages.
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escalate
Unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
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multiply
Her new job has multiplied the demands on her time.
Opposites
(verb) 
Definition
to increase or accumulate
The uncollected garbage mounts in the streets.
Synonyms
accumulate
Lead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
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collect
Two young girls were collecting firewood.
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gather
She started gathering up her things.
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build up
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pile up
Her mail had piled up inside the front door.
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amass
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
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cumulate
(verb) 
Definition
to climb or ascend
She was mounting the stairs to the tower.
Synonyms
ascend
I held her hand as we ascended the steps.
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scale
The men scaled a wall and climbed down scaffolding on the other side.
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climb (up)
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go up
Interest rates have gone up again.
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clamber up
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make your way up
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escalade
Opposites
go down
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make your way down
(verb) 
Definition
to get up on a horse, a platform, etc.
I mounted the stage and addressed the audience.
Synonyms
climb up on
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get on to
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jump on to
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step aboard
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clamber up on
(verb) 
Definition
to get up on a horse, a platform, etc.
He mounted his horse and rode away.
Synonyms
get (up) on
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jump on
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straddle
He looked at her with a grin and sat down, straddling the chair.
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climb onto
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climb up on
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hop on to
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get on the back of
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get astride
Opposites
get off
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jump off
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climb off
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climb down from
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get down from
(verb) 
Definition
to fix onto a backing, setting, or support
She mounts the work in a frame.
Synonyms
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set
a gate set in a high wall
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frame
The picture is now ready to be framed.
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set off
(verb) 
Definition
to fix onto a backing, setting, or support
The fuel tank is mounted on the side of the truck.
Synonyms
fit
She fitted her key in the lock.
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place
Chairs were placed in rows for the parents.
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set
He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
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position
Position trailing plants near the edges of the basket.
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set up
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fix
Fix the photo to the card using double-sided tape
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secure
The frames are secured by horizontal rails to the back wall.
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attach
Attach labels to things before you file them away.
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install
They had installed wi-fi in the apartment.
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erect
Demonstrators have erected barricades in the roads.
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put in place
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put in position
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(verb) 
Definition
to organize and stage a campaign, play, etc.
mounting an exhibition of historical Tiffany jewellery
Synonyms
display
The cabinets display seventeenth-century porcelain.
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present
The theatre is presenting a new production of `Hamlet'.
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stage
She staged her first play at the Edinburgh Festival.
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prepare
He said the government must prepare an emergency plan for evacuation.
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put on
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organize
We need someone to help organize our campaign.
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get up (informal)
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exhibit
Her work was exhibited in the best galleries in Europe.
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put on display
(noun) 
Definition
a horse for riding
the number of owners who care for older mounts
Synonyms
horse
A small man on a grey horse had appeared.
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steed (literary)
(noun) 
Definition
a backing, setting, or support onto which something is fixed
Even on a solid mount, any movement nearby may shake the image.
Synonyms
backing
She brought her action with the financial backing of the BBC.
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setting
The house is in a lovely setting in the hills.
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support
They are prepared to resort to violence in support of their views.
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stand
The teapot came with a stand to catch the drips.
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base
The mattress is best on a solid bed base.
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mounting
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frame
She kept a picture of her mother in a silver frame.
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fixture
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foil
A cold beer is the perfect foil for a curry.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of amass
Definition
to accumulate or collect
We didn't enquire as to how she had amassed her fortune.
Synonyms
scrape together,
rake up,
heap up
in the sense of attach
Definition
to join, fasten, or connect
Attach labels to things before you file them away.
Synonyms
add,
tie,
fix,
adhere,
append (formal),
make fast,
subjoin,
bootstrap to
in the sense of base
The mattress is best on a solid bed base.

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