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

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.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb 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, "12 Awesome, Old-School Reels That Changed How We Fish," 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,, "Rosemary Kuhlmann, soprano in a TV breakthrough, dies at 97," 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, "Why Is the UNC System Giving Confederate Apologists $2.5 Million?," 3 Dec. 2019 It has been removed from the wheel and remounted, same results. Ray Magliozzi,, "Car Talk: Subaru driver haunted by sounds of the past," 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, "Historic Harrison Brothers Hardware getting a window treatment," 14 Nov. 2019 Several of the exhibits have been picked up and remounted by museums across the country. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Denver Post, "After a national search, MCA Denver hires from within to fill executive director role," 20 Aug. 2019 The school says the swastika tiles will be sanded to remove the symbol and remounted. USA TODAY, "‘Molly of Denali,’ saloon discourse, ashes by mail: News from around our 50 states," 10 July 2019 That exterior work includes restoring and remounting the theater's blade-style sign. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Proposal to renovate historic West Bend Theatre for movies, events undergoing Plan Commission review," 8 July 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun No problem, just mount -o remount,rw / and—oh, wait, that doesn't work. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, "Not-actually Linux distro review: FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE," 9 Apr. 2020 Others have caught up with the show now, and this remount has been packing the house. Chris Jones,, "Den Theatre in Wicker Park is packed with hits — what's their secret?," 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,, "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

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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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“Remount.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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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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