remount

[ verb ree-mount; noun ree-mount, ree-mount ]
/ verb riˈmaʊnt; noun ˈriˌmaʊnt, riˈmaʊnt /
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verb (used with or without object)

to mount again; reascend.

noun

a fresh horse or supply of fresh horses.

Nearby words

  1. remote sensor,
  2. remotely,
  3. remotion,
  4. remoulade,
  5. remould,
  6. removable,
  7. removable cartridge,
  8. removable partial denture,
  9. removal,
  10. removalist

Origin of remount

1325–75; Middle English remounten < Old French remonter. See re-, mount1

Related formsun·re·mount·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for remount

remount

verb (riːˈmaʊnt)

to get on (a horse, bicycle, etc) again
(tr) 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

remount

v.

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.

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