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[v. ree-mount; n. ree-mount, ree-mount] /v. riˈmaʊnt; n. ˈriˌmaʊnt, riˈmaʊnt/
verb (used with object), verb (used 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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  • They built cabins and set up a cavalry remount station by the river.
  • Well, it's a lot cheaper to remount a show than to create a new one.
  • The remount program focused its activities on acquiring sound, studbook-registered stallions and breeding them to select mares.
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.

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