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[verb ree-mount; noun ree-mount, ree-mount] /verb riˈmaʊnt; noun ˈriˌmaʊnt, riˈmaʊnt/
verb (used with or without object)
to mount again; reascend.
a fresh horse or supply of fresh horses.
Origin of remount
1325-75; Middle English remounten < Old French remonter. See re-, mount1
Related forms
unremounted, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for remount
Historical Examples
  • Kilpatrick however ordered Weber to remount and charge the hill.

    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
  • The time came for the horses to be returned to the remount station.

    The Delta of the Triple Elevens William Elmer Bachman
  • "Let us go on this evening," and she was ready to remount at once.

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • He could do nothing but remount his horse and ride to an inn.

  • He had come into our lines, having one of those "remount" leaves from his command.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith
  • He was helped to remount, for the wound in his shoulder was very painful.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • Natalie had to assist her to remount, so she must have been injured.

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
  • The troopers are to stay by the stirrup, ready at any moment to remount.

    The Lone Ranche Captain Mayne Reid
  • Yes,” said Brace, “I am going to help; but I must have my guns first, and remount my men.

    Gil the Gunner George Manville Fenn
  • Commencement of remount training, at the latest, the end of July.

    Cavalry in Future Wars Frederick von Bernhardi.
British Dictionary definitions for remount


verb (riːˈmaʊnt)
to get on (a horse, bicycle, etc) again
(transitive) to mount (a picture, jewel, exhibit, etc) again
noun (ˈriːˌmaʊnt)
a fresh horse, esp (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle
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Word Origin and History for remount

also re-mount, late 14c., "put on horseback again," also "return to a former state," from Old French remonter "to climb up, ascend again," from re- (see re-) + monter (see mount (v.)). From late 15c. as "to go up again," 1620s as "to raise (something) up again." Related: Remounted; remounting.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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