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mounted Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb attach to a support
    • They mounted the aerator on a floating
  2. verb go up or advance
    mount; rise; climb; wax.
    • Sales were climbing after prices were lowered
  3. verb fix onto a backing, setting, or support
    • mount slides for macroscopic analysis
  4. verb put up or launch
    • mount a campaign against pornography
  5. verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; bestride; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse
  6. verb go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    climb up; climb; mount; go up.
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?
  7. verb prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
    mount; put on.
    • mount a theater production
    • mount an attack
    • mount a play
  8. verb copulate with
    ride; mount.
    • The bull was riding the cow
  9. adjective satellite assembled for use; especially by being attached to a support
  10. adjective satellite decorated with applied ornamentation; often used in combination
    • the trim brass-mounted carbine of the ranger"- F.V.W.Mason

Mount"ed adjective
  1. Seated or serving on horseback or similarly; as, mounted police; mounted infantry.
  2. Placed on a suitable support, or fixed in a setting; as, a mounted gun; a mounted map; a mounted gem.

Webster 1913