re·​mount | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmau̇nt How to pronounce remount (audio) \
remounted; remounting; remounts

Definition of remount

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to mount (something) again remount a picture
2 : to furnish remounts to

intransitive verb

1 : to mount again
2 : revert


re·​mount | \ ˈrē-ˌmau̇nt How to pronounce remount (audio) , (ˌ)rē-ˈmau̇nt\

Definition of remount (Entry 2 of 2)

: a fresh horse to replace one no longer available

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.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

The board of trustees voted tentatively on June 12 to remount the Indians Cede the Land mural in its current location when construction is complete and protect it from damage in the interim. Jennifer Johnson,, "Park Ridge Library Board looks to return mural to current location after building renovations," 15 June 2018 The exhibit originated in the 1990s, led by artist Brian Borrello and gallery owner Jonathan Ferrara, and has been remounted and is traveling nationwide. Susan Dunne,, "Artists #UNLOAD In Gun Exhibit At Fairfield University," 26 June 2018 In 1937, the tiara was remounted with new elements created by Garrard, resulting in the floral diamond design seen today. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Princess Diana's Niece Just Wore the Spencer Tiara at Her Wedding," 18 June 2018 Marquez, who remounted after his crash but finished outside the points, remains on top but with his lead cut to 23 points. Jonathan Hawkins, CNN, "Jorge Lorenzo ends Ducati drought with bittersweet win," 4 June 2018 Following its initial success at Westport Country Playhouse in 2016, Ayad Akhtar’s gripping drama has been remounted at TheaterWorks by its original director, most of its designers and three of its original four cast members. Christopher Arnott,, ""Invisible Hand" Has Fresh Urgency At TheaterWorks," 1 June 2018 Somewhere along the line the thief had remounted the deer, so that the only component original to George Kleinow's buck was its massive antlers. Blake Bacho, Detroit Free Press, "Deer mount returned to Michigan family after nearly 4 decades," 1 Apr. 2018 To surprise their father, Kleinow's three sons had the rack remounted using an 8-pointer Scott shot in Monroe County in 2015. Blake Bacho, Detroit Free Press, "Deer mount returned to Michigan family after nearly 4 decades," 1 Apr. 2018 Over the course of February, the tyrannosaur will be deconstructed, spirited upstairs to its new home in the museum's former 3-D theater on the second floor and then remounted in place for an unveiling in early 2019. Steve Johnson And Phil Geib,, "The dismantling of Sue the T. rex at the Field Museum," 3 Feb. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

That production was more or less a remount of the Tony Award-winning Broadway production; it was directed by longtime cast member Brad Bradley (a protege of original director Mike Nichols), and even used the same sets. James Hebert,, "Get ready for knight time: 'Spamalot' hits Cygnet Theatre stage," 26 June 2018 Sir Barton, 1919 Fun fact: Sir Barton, who was plagued with tender feet and would often lose his horse shoes, later became a U.S. Army remount in Wyoming. Madeline Farber, Fox News, "Triple Crown winners through the years, from American Pharoah to Sir Barton," 9 June 2018 SITI Company takes over Royce Hall, REDCAT welcomes choreographer Diana Szeinblum, and the Pasadena theater company A Noise Within remounts an audience favorite. Matt Cooper,, "Weekend Picks: Verdi Chorus, 'Noises Off,' Redbone and some inspiration from Virginia Woolf," 26 Apr. 2018 Two Filipino American siblings go to the Philippines to scatter their father’s ashes in a remount of Playwrights’ Arena staging of Boni B. Alvarez’s drama. Matt Cooper,, "Weekend Picks: 'Bloodletting,' 'Shen Yun' and more," 30 Mar. 2018 Across the Bay in Berkeley, fellow Drag Race contestant (and Season 8 winner) Bob the Drag Queen (Caldwell Tidicue) will soon be seen as Belize the nurse in an upcoming remount of Angels in America. Zack Ruskin, Billboard, "The Go-Go's & 'Drag Race' Star Peppermint Discuss Gender-Bending 'Head Over Heels' Musical," 13 Apr. 2018 The production is a remount by stage director Brian Staufenbiel, which premiered two years ago at Minnesota Opera. Kerry Lengel, azcentral, "‘Das Rheingold’ review: Arizona Opera gives Wagner an epic update," 7 Apr. 2018 Director Jeremy Aluma's relentlessly broad approach in this Red Theater remount doesn't help. Justin Hayford, Chicago Reader, "There's no audience takedown in The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity," 23 Aug. 2017 Original cast members Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Phoebe González were unable to continue with the production and so their roles were recast for the Goodman remount. Philip Potempa, Post-Tribune, "'La Havana Madrid' resurrects nightclub with patron, performer stories," 8 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of remount


15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1


1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for remount


Middle English, partly from re- + mounten to mount, partly from Anglo-French remunter, from re- + munter to mount

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English Language Learners 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

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