Dismount

  • 1 Dismount — Dis*mount , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dismounted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dismounting}.] [Pref. dis + mount: cf. OF. desmonter, F. d[ e]monter.] 1. To come down; to descend. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] But now the bright sun ginneth to dismount. Spenser. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 dismount — [dis mount′; ] for vt. 1 & 3 often, & for n. usually [, dis′mount΄] vi. to get off or down, as from a horse, bicycle, etc.; alight vt. vt. 1. to remove (a thing) from its mounting or setting 2. to cause to dismount, as from a horse 3. to take… …

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  • 3 Dismount — Dis*mount , v. t. 1. To throw or bring down from an elevation, place of honor and authority, or the like. [1913 Webster] Dismounted from his authority. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw or remove from a horse; to unhorse; as, the soldier… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 dismount — index alight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 dismount — 1540s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + MOUNT (Cf. mount) (v.). Related: Dismounted; dismounting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 dismount — alight, *descend Antonyms: mount …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 dismount — [v] get off something higher alight, debark, deplane, descend, detrain, disembark, get down, light; concept 195 Ant. get up, mount …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 dismount — ► VERB 1) alight from a horse or bicycle. 2) remove (something) from its support …

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  • 9 dismount — UK [dɪsˈmaʊnt] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms dismount : present tense I/you/we/they dismount he/she/it dismounts present participle dismounting past tense dismounted past participle dismounted formal to get off something such as a horse or… …

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  • 10 dismount — 1. noun The part of a routine in which the gymnast detaches from an apparatus. A stylish routine, let down by a sloppy dismount. 2. verb a) to get off of (something) She carefully dismounted from the horse …

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  • 11 dismount — v. (D; intr.) to dismount from * * * [ dɪs maʊnt] (D; intr.) to dismount from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 dismount — dismountable, adj. v. /dis mownt /; n. /dis mownt , dis mownt /, v.i. 1. to get off or alight from a horse, bicycle, etc. v.t. 2. to bring or throw down, as from a horse; unhorse; throw: The horse twisted and bucked and finally dismounted its… …

    Universalium

  • 13 dismount — verb Dismount is used with these nouns as the object: ↑horse …

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  • 14 dismount — [[t]dɪ̱sma͟ʊnt[/t]] dismounts, dismounting, dismounted VERB If you dismount from a horse or a bicycle, you get down from it. [FORMAL] Emma dismounted and took her horse s bridle …

    English dictionary

  • 15 dismount — see he who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount …

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  • 16 dismount — I. verb Etymology: probably modification of Middle French desmonter, from des dis + monter to mount Date: 1566 transitive verb 1. to throw down or remove from a mount or an elevated position; especially unhorse 2. disassemble intransitive verb …

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  • 17 dismount — Synonyms and related words: alight, buck off, climb down, demolish, depose, deracinate, detach, disassemble, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, dislodge, dismantle, dismember, disunite, get down, get off, land, light, perch, root out, root up,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 dismount — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. take apart, dismantle. See disjunction. v. i. get off, climb down. See arrival, descent. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. get off, get down, alight; see descend 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To take… …

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  • 19 dismount — dis|mount [dısˈmaunt] v formal 1.) [I + from] to get off a horse, bicycle, or ↑motorcycle ≠ ↑mount 2.) [T] to take something, especially a gun, out of its base or support …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 dismount — dis|mount [ dıs maunt ] verb intransitive FORMAL to get off something such as a horse or bicycle ╾ dis|mount [ dıs,maunt ] noun count …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English