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remount

verb re·mount \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmau̇nt \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of remount

remounted; remounting; remounts
1 : to mount (something) again
  • remount a picture
2 : to furnish remounts to
1 : to mount again
2 : revert

Examples of remount in a Sentence

  1. a diamond remounted in a new setting

  2. I had to remount the tires on my car.

  3. I had trouble remounting the door.

  4. She fell off her horse but quickly remounted.

  5. She remounted her horse and finished her ride.

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Origin and Etymology of remount

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


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remount

noun re·mount \ ˈrē-ˌmau̇nt , (ˌ)rē-ˈmau̇nt \

Definition of remount

: a fresh horse to replace one no longer available

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First Known Use of remount

1781

in the meaning defined above

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Definition of remount for English Language Learners

  • : 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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