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

transitive verb

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

intransitive verb

: to mount again
: revert


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re·​mount ˈrē-ˌmau̇nt How to pronounce remount (audio)
: a fresh horse to replace one no longer available

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Example Sentences

Verb 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.
Recent Examples on the Web
Simply remount the shelves at different heights to accommodate new items. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Aug. 2022 Fortunately, among last year’s online viewers were the leaders of Oceanside Theatre Company, who invited Teatro to remount the show this month at the Sunshine Brooks Theater . San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 June 2022 Matthew Ozawa directed the Minnesota production and will remount his staging here for San Diego Opera. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Mar. 2022 When one side developed a set after hours spent fighting big-game behemoths, the reel was remounted on the other side prior to the next fishing trip. Colin Moore, Outdoor Life, 22 Nov. 2019 The television production was remounted annually at Christmas for a number of years, with Ms. Kuhlmann reprising her role for a decade as several different boys took on Amahl. Neil Genzlinger,, 4 Sep. 2019 The lawsuit filed by SCV concerned the decision by the state’s flagship university, UNC-Chapel Hill, not to remount its controversial Confederate statue, known popularly as Silent Sam, after students tore it down last August. Nick Martin, The New Republic, 3 Dec. 2019 It has been removed from the wheel and remounted, same results. Ray Magliozzi,, 23 Sep. 2019 Huntsville historic preservationists are planning to remove, protect and remount the city’s the most iconic downtown store windows: the front display windows of Harrison Brothers Hardware on the courthouse square. Lee Roop |, al, 14 Nov. 2019
For the remount, Clements and company trained 10 additional swing performers to step in at any time for any reason. Jim Higgins, Journal Sentinel, 26 Sep. 2022 Diana Yanez, Maria Russell and Sandra Valls share personal memories of holidays past in a remount of their hit off-Broadway show. Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov. 2021 The remount shifts the fundamental equation of her practice: Smith no longer plays all the parts. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 1 Nov. 2021 The Sanctuary City team also includes actor Austin Smith, Caitlin Sullivan, (remount Director), Tom Scutt (scenic and costume design), Isabella Byrd (lighting design), Mikaal Sulaiman (sound design) and Merrick A.B. Williams (stage manager). Jeryl Brunner, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2021 No problem, just mount -o remount,rw / and—oh, wait, that doesn't work. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, 9 Apr. 2020 Others have caught up with the show now, and this remount has been packing the house. Chris Jones,, 11 June 2019 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,, 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, 9 June 2018 See More

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Word History



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

First Known Use


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


1781, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of remount was in the 15th century

Cite this Entry

“Remount.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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Last Updated: 3 Sep 2022

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