American English

Definition of mount noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1Mount (abbreviation Mt.) (used in modern English only in place names) a mountain or a hill Mt. Everest Mount Rainier
  2. horse
  3. 2(formal or literary) a horse that you ride on She saddled her mount quickly.
  4. for displaying/supporting something
  5. 3something such as a piece of heavy paper or glass that you put something on or attach something to, to display it
  6. 4= mounting an engine/gun mount
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mount