The mount, or mounted position, is a dominant ground grappling position, where one combatant sits on the other combatants torso with the face pointing towards the opponent's head. This is very favourable for the top combatant in several ways. The top combatant can generate considerable momentum for strikes such as punches or elbows to the head of the opponent, while the bottom combatant is restricted by the ground and by the combatant on top. Another advantage are various chokeholds and joint locks which can be applied from the top, while such holds are not feasible from the bottom. The top priority for the bottom combatant is to sweep the ...

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  1. A mountain.
  2. A bulwark for offence or defence; a mound.
  3. A bank; a fund.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. An animal, usually a horse, used to ride on, unlike a draught horse
    The rider climbed onto his mount.
  2. The number of riders in a cavalry unit or division
    The General said he has 2,000 mounts.
  3. A mounting; an object on which another object is mounted, as the post is the mount on which the mailbox is installed


  1. To move upwards.
    1. To get upon; to ascend; to climb.
      1. To place oneself on (a horse, a bicycle, etc.); to bestride.
    2. To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding.
      1. To cause (something) to rise or ascend; to drive up; to raise; to elevate; to lift up.
      2. To rise on high; to go up; to be upraised or uplifted; to tower aloft; to ascend; often with up.
        1. To attach an object to a support.
    3. To attach (a drive or device) to the file system in order to make it available to the operating system.
  2. To attain in value; to amount (to).
  3. To get on top of an animal to mate.
    1. To have sexual intercourse with someone.
  4. To begin (a military assault, etc.); to launch.
  5. To deploy (cannon) for use in or around it.

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