Meaning of “dismount” in the English Dictionary

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"dismount" in British English

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dismountverb [ I ]

uk /dɪˈsmaʊnt/ us /dɪˈsmaʊnt/

Examples from literature

  • An order was given by the officer in command for them to dismount, which was at once obeyed, and the horses were fastened by their bridles to the various trees with which the place abounded. 
  • Ted met them as they were dismounting in front of the hotel. 
  • The men dismounted and took up a position there. 
  • Their leader dismounted and entered the great gate. 
  • They then dismounted, and fired on us. 

(Definition of “dismount” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dismount" in American English

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dismountverb [ I ]

us /dɪsˈmɑʊnt/

to get off a horse or a bicycle

(Definition of “dismount” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)