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 for dismount
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]
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              But now the bright sun ginneth to dismount.
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     2. To alight from a horse; to descend or get off, as a rider
        from his beast; as, the troops dismounted.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dismount \Dis*mount"\, v. t.
     1. To throw or bring down from an elevation, place of honor
        and authority, or the like.
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              Dismounted from his authority.        --Barrow.
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     2. To throw or remove from a horse; to unhorse; as, the
        soldier dismounted his adversary.
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     3. (Mech.) To take down, or apart, as a machine.
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     4. To throw or remove from the carriage, or from that on
        which a thing is mounted; to break the carriage or wheels
        of, and render useless; to deprive of equipments or
        mountings; -- said esp. of artillery.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
      v 1: alight from (a horse) [syn: unhorse, dismount, light,
           get off, get down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "dismount":
     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, separate, settle, take apart, take down,
     tear down, throw off, touch down, unhorse, unplace, unsaddle,
     unseat, uproot

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