Definitions for remissionrɪˈmɪʃ ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•mis•sionrɪˈmɪʃ ən(n.)

  1. the act of remitting.

  2. pardon; forgiveness, as of offenses.

  3. abatement or diminution, as of intensity.

  4. the relinquishment of a payment, obligation, etc.

  5. a temporary or permanent decrease or subsidence of manifestations of a disease. a period during which such a remission occurs.

    Category: Medicine

Princeton's WordNet

  1. remission, remittal, subsidence(noun)

    an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

    "his cancer is in remission"

  2. remittance, remittal, remission, remitment(noun)

    a payment of money sent to a person in another place

  3. remission, remitment, remit(noun)

    (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

  4. absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin(noun)

    the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

Wiktionary

  1. remission(Noun)

    A lessening of amount due, as in either work or money or intensity of a thing.

  2. remission(Noun)

    A pardon of a sin; the forgiveness of an offense.

  3. remission(Noun)

    An abatement or lessening of the manifestations of a disease.

    Her cancer was in remission.

  4. remission(Noun)

    Referring a case back to a lower (inferior) court of law.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remission(noun)

    the act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up

  2. Remission(noun)

    discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeiture, penalty, debt, etc

  3. Remission(noun)

    diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation

  4. Remission(noun)

    a temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement

  5. Remission(noun)

    the act of sending back

  6. Remission(noun)

    act of sending in payment, as money; remittance

Freebase

  1. Remission

    Remission is a 1984 EP by Skinny Puppy. It was later re-released on CD with extra tracks added to make it a full-length album.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

remission(noun)

a lessening in the severity of an illness etc.

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