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"
remission, remitment, remit(verb)
(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
send (money) in payment
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"
release from (claims, debts, or taxes)
"The taxes were remitted"
remit, remand, send back(verb)
refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
"God will remit their sins"
make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
diminish or abate
"The pain finally remitted"
terms of reference; set of responsibilities.
To forgive, pardon.
To give up, stop succumbing to (a negative emotion etc.).
To allow (something) to slacken, to relax (one's attention etc.).
To show a lessening or abatement (of) a specified quality.
To diminish, abate.
To refer (something) for deliberation, judgment, etc. (to a particular body or person).
To transmit or send, as money in payment.
Origin: From remittere.
to send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign
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
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
to relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate
to forgive; to pardon; to remove
to refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation
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
to send money, as in payment
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-mit′, v.t. to relax: to pardon: to resign: to restore: to transmit, as money, &c.: to put again in custody: to transfer from one tribunal to another: to refer for information.—v.i. to abate in force or violence:—pr.p. remit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. remit′ted.—n. (law) a communication from a superior court to one subordinate.—ns. Remit′ment, act of remitting; Remit′tal, a remitting: surrender; Remit′tance, that which is remitted: the sending of money, &c., to a distance: also the sum or thing sent; Remittēē′, the person to whom a remittance is sent.—adj. Remit′tent, increasing and remitting, or abating alternately, as a disease.—ns. Remit′ter, one who makes a remittance; Remit′tor (law), a remitting to a former right or title—(obs.) Remit′ter. [O. Fr. remettre—L. remittĕre, remissum—re-, back, mittĕre, to send.]
The numerical value of remit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of remit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I would argue the Fund is being brought into cases where there are political elements, it takes the Fund well outside its remit and its expertise.
Given this decision, credit rating agencies will generally have to exercise more caution, as it seems the court agrees with the SFC that these type of research activities are within its remit.
We need a clear process, clear timelines, and a very clear remit. And all this should belong to the new president, although reforms are welcome and much needed, they are the mandate of the new president, not the old one.
The ECB has stepped beyond its remit. The European court should forbid the ECB from doing this, you can draw parallels with quantitative easing. From my point of view, QE is also beyond its remit. This can also lead to legal action.
They buy the bonds by printing money or figuratively dropping it from helicopters – expanding their balance sheets in the process, they then remit any net interest from their trillions of dollars or yen bond purchases right back to their Treasuries. The money in essence is free of expense and free of repayment as long as the process continues uninterrupted.
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