Definitions for remitrɪˈmɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•mitrɪˈmɪt(v.; n.)-mit•ted, -mit•ting

  1. (v.t.)to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.), usu. in payment.

  2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment or sentence.

  3. to refrain from exacting, as a payment or service.

  4. to pardon or forgive (a sin, offense, etc.).

  5. to slacken; abate.

  6. to send back (a case) to an inferior court for further action; remand.

    Category: Law

  7. to restore to a previous position or condition.

  8. to put off; postpone; defer.

  9. Obs. to return to custody.

  10. Obs. to give up.

  11. (v.i.)to transmit money, as in payment.

  12. to abate for a time or at intervals, as a fever.

  13. to slacken; abate.

  14. (n.)a transfer of the record of an action from one tribunal to another, esp. from an appellate court to the court of original jurisdiction.

    Category: Law

Origin of remit:

1325–75; < L remittere to send back =re-re - +mittere to send

re•mit′ter(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. remit(noun)

    the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with

    "they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life"

  2. remission, remitment, remit(verb)

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

  3. remit(verb)

    send (money) in payment

    "remit $25"

  4. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

  5. remit(verb)

    release from (claims, debts, or taxes)

    "The taxes were remitted"

  6. remit, remand, send back(verb)

    refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

  7. remit(verb)

    forgive

    "God will remit their sins"

  8. slacken, remit(verb)

    make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

  9. remit(verb)

    diminish or abate

    "The pain finally remitted"

Wiktionary

  1. remit(Noun)

    terms of reference; set of responsibilities.

  2. remit(Verb)

    To forgive, pardon.

  3. remit(Verb)

    To give up, stop succumbing to (a negative emotion etc.).

  4. remit(Verb)

    To allow (something) to slacken, to relax (one's attention etc.).

  5. remit(Verb)

    To show a lessening or abatement (of) a specified quality.

  6. remit(Verb)

    To diminish, abate.

  7. remit(Verb)

    To refer (something) for deliberation, judgment, etc. (to a particular body or person).

  8. remit(Verb)

    To postpone.

  9. remit(Verb)

    To transmit or send, as money in payment.

  10. Origin: From remittere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remit(verb)

    to send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign

  2. Remit(verb)

    to restore

  3. Remit(verb)

    to transmit or send, esp. to a distance, as money in payment of a demand, account, draft, etc.; as, he remitted the amount by mail

  4. Remit(verb)

    to send off or away; hence: (a) To refer or direct (one) for information, guidance, help, etc. "Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen." Sir T. Elyot. (b) To submit, refer, or leave (something) for judgment or decision

  5. Remit(verb)

    to relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate

  6. Remit(verb)

    to forgive; to pardon; to remove

  7. Remit(verb)

    to refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation

  8. Remit(verb)

    to abate in force or in violence; to grow less intense; to become moderated; to abate; to relax; as, a fever remits; the severity of the weather remits

  9. Remit(verb)

    to send money, as in payment

Anagrams of remit

  1. mitre

  2. miter

  3. timer

  4. merit


Translations for remit

From our Multilingual Dictionary

  • remitirSpanish
  • vastuualue, toimiala, lähettääFinnish
  • remettreFrench
  • rimettereItalian
  • rīmitiMāori
  • пересылать, компетенция, переводить, перевести, перечислять, перечислить, переслатьRussian
  • జమ చేయుTelugu

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