Synonyms of mount
1 launchDictionary • a security operation mounted by the army (military)
launch • A Delta II rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral early this morning.
stage • In the middle of this year the government staged a huge military parade.
deliver • Our bowler steamed in to deliver the first ball of the match.
set in motion
2 increaseDictionary • For several hours, tension mounted.
increase • The population continues to increase.
build • Diplomats hope the meetings will build mutual trust.
grow • We stop growing once we reach maturity.
swell • The human population swelled as migrants moved south.
intensify • They are intensifying their efforts to secure the release of the hostages.
escalate • Unions and management fear the dispute could escalate.
multiply • Her husband multiplied his demands on her time.
3 accumulateDictionary • The uncollected garbage mounts in the streets.
accumulate • Lead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
collect • Two young girls were collecting firewood.
gather • She started gathering up her things.
pile up • Her mail had piled up inside the front door.
amass • We didn't enquire as to how he had amassed his fortune.
4 ascendDictionary • He was mounting the stairs to the tower.
ascend • I held her hand as we ascended the steps.
scale • The men scaled a wall and climbed down scaffolding on the other side.
go up • Interest rates have gone up again.
make your way up
, make your way down
5 climb up on • He mounted the stage and addressed the audience.
climb up on
get on to
jump on to
clamber up on
6 get (up) on • He mounted his horse and rode away.
get (up) on
straddle • He looked at her with a grin and sat down, straddling the chair.
climb up on
hop on to
get on the back of
, jump off
, climb off
, climb down from
, get down from
7 displayDictionary • He mounts the work in a frame.
set • a gate set in a high wall
frame • The picture is now ready to be framed.
8 fitDictionary • The fuel tank is mounted on the side of the truck.
fit • She fitted her key in the lock.
place • Chairs were placed in rows for the parents.
set • He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
position • Position trailing plants near the edges of the basket.
fix • Fix the photo to the card using double-sided tape
secure • The frames are secured by horizontal rails to the back wall.
attach • Attach labels to things before you file them away.
install • They had installed a new phone line in the apartment.
erect • Demonstrators have erected barricades in the roads.
put in place
put in position
9 displayDictionary • mounting an exhibition of historical Tiffany jewellery
display • The cabinets display seventeenth-century porcelain.
present • The theatre is presenting a new production of `Hamlet'.
stage • She staged her first play in the late 1970s.
prepare • He said the government must prepare an emergency plan for evacuation.
organize • We need someone to help organize our campaign.
get up (informal)
exhibit • Her work was exhibited in the best galleries in Europe.
put on display
1 horseDictionary • the number of owners who care for older mounts
horse • A small man on a grey horse had appeared.
2 backingDictionary • Even on a solid mount, any movement nearby may shake the image.
backing • She brought her action with the financial backing of the BBC.
setting • The house is in a lovely setting in the hills.
support • They are prepared to resort to violence in support of their views.
stand • The teapot came with a stand to catch the drips.
base • The mattress is best on a solid bed base.
frame • She kept a picture of her mother in a silver frame.
foil • A cold beer is the perfect foil for a curry.
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accumulateWhen you accumulate things or when they accumulate, they collect or are gathered over a period of time.
• Lead can accumulate in the body until toxic levels are reached.
amassIf you amass something such as money or information, you gradually get a lot of it.
• We didn't enquire as to how he had amassed his fortune.
• I held her hand as we ascended the steps.
Thesaurus for mount from the Collins English Thesaurus
a mountain on the border between Lebanon and SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon Range: represented the NE limits of Israelite conquests under Moses and Joshua. Height: 2814 m (9232 ft)