Simple Definition of remount
: to attach (something) to a support again
: to get on a horse, bicycle, motorcycle, etc., again after getting off or falling off
Examples of remount in a sentence
a diamond remounted in a new setting
I had to remount the tires on my car.
I had trouble remounting the door.
She fell off her horse but quickly remounted.
She remounted her horse and finished her ride.
Origin of remount
Middle English, partly from re- + mounten to mount, partly from Anglo-French remunter, from re- + munter to mount
First Known Use: 15th century
Definition of remount
: a fresh horse to replace one no longer available
First Known Use of remount
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