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  • IPA(key): /monˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: mon‧tà‧re

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably borrowed from Old French monter, from Vulgar Latin *montāre, from Latin montem (mountain). By surface analysis, monte +‎ -are.


montàre (first-person singular present mónto, first-person singular past historic montài, past participle montàto, auxiliary (transitive) avére or (intransitive) èssere)

  1. to mount
    1. (transitive, intransitive) (typically with su) to ascend (onto); to climb (on)
      Synonyms: arrampicarsi, issarsi; see also Thesaurus:salire
    2. (transitive) to bestride
      Synonyms: cavalcare, guidare
      montare un cavalloto mount a horse
    3. (transitive) to get on top of (an animal) to mate
      Synonyms: accoppiarsi, coprire, fecondare
    4. (transitive, vulgar, slang) to fuck (have sexual intercourse)
    5. (intransitive) to increase in quantity or intensity
      Synonyms: gonfiarsi, lievitare, accrescersi, elevarsi, straripare
      la mia rabbia montavamy anger was mounting
    6. (intransitive, rare) (with a) to amount (to)
      Synonym: ammontare
  2. (transitive) to whip, beat, whisk
    Synonyms: sbattere, frullare, gonfiare
    montare la pannato whip the cream
  3. (transitive) to inflate or magnify
    Synonyms: gonfiare, ingigantire, esagerare, pompare, esaltare
    montare una notiziato inflate a news story
  4. (transitive) to cause to get a big head
    Synonym: insuperbire
    il suo successo l'ha montato
    his success gave him a big head
  5. (transitive, intransitive) to begin a work shift
    l'operaio monta alle novethe worker begins his shift at nine
    la guardia monta il propio turno orathe guard begins his shift now
  6. (intransitive, rare) to matter
    Synonyms: importare, interessare, essere importante, suppurare, premere
  7. (intransitive, archaic) to be useful
    Synonym: giovare
Usage notes[edit]
  • In the sense "to mount, to go up", rarely used transitively.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French monter.


montàre (first-person singular present mónto, first-person singular past historic montài, past participle montàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to assemble
    Synonyms: sistemare, collegare, inserire, assemblare
  2. to load (a gun, etc.)
  3. to edit (a film, video, etc.) by adding a montage
  4. to stage or set up (a play, show, etc.)
    Synonyms: mettere in scena, allestire
  5. to frame
    Synonyms: incastonare, incorniciare
    montare una pietrato set a gemstone (e.g. on a ring, necklace, etc.)
    montare una fototo frame a photo
    montare le lenti degli occhialito frame the glass lenses
Derived terms[edit]




From monta +‎ -re.


montare f (plural montări)

  1. joining, combination





  1. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of montar