a detention home for juvenile offenders aged 8–16 years.
(no longer in technical use) an institution to which juvenile offenders between 8 and 14 years may be remanded or committed for detention See also community home
verb (used with object), remised, remising. Law. 1. to give up a claim to; surrender by deed. verb 1. (transitive) (law) to give up or relinquish (a right, claim, etc); surrender 2. (fencing) to make a renewed thrust on the same lunge after the first has missed noun 3. (fencing) a second thrust made on […]
adjective 1. negligent, careless, or slow in performing one’s duty, business, etc.: He’s terribly remiss in his work. 2. characterized by negligence or carelessness. 3. lacking force or energy; languid; sluggish. adjective (postpositive) 1. lacking in care or attention to duty; negligent 2. lacking in energy; dilatory
adjective 1. that may be remitted. adjective 1. able to be remitted
noun 1. the act of remitting. 2. pardon; forgiveness, as of sins or offenses. 3. abatement or diminution, as of diligence, labor, intensity, etc. 4. the relinquishment of a payment, obligation, etc. 5. Medicine/Medical. a temporary or permanent decrease or subsidence of manifestations of a disease. a period during which such a decrease or subsidence […]