verb (used with object), remitted, remitting.
to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.) to a person or place, usually in payment.
to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc.
to refrain from exacting, as a payment or service.
to pardon or forgive (a sin, offense, etc.).
to slacken; abate; relax:
to remit watchfulness.
to give back:
to remit an overpayment.
Law. to send back (a case) to an inferior court for further action.
to put back into a previous position or condition.
to put off; postpone; defer.
Obsolete. to set free; release.
Obsolete. to send back to prison or custody.
Obsolete. to give up; surrender.
verb (used without object), remitted, remitting.
to transmit money, a check, etc., as in payment.
to abate for a time or at intervals, as a fever.
to slacken; abate.
Law. a transfer of the record of an action from one tribunal to another, particularly from an appellate court to the court of original jurisdiction.
something remitted, as for further deliberation or action.
the act of remitting.
Chiefly British. the area of authority of a person or group.
verb (mainly transitive) (rɪˈmɪt) -mits, -mitting, -mitted
(also intransitive) to send (money, payment, etc), as for goods or service, esp by post
(law) (esp of an appeal court) to send back (a case or proceeding) to an inferior court for further consideration or action
to cancel or refrain from exacting (a penalty or punishment)
(also intransitive) to relax (pace, intensity, etc) or (of pace or the like) to slacken or abate
to postpone; defer
(archaic) to pardon or forgive (crime, sins, etc)
noun (ˈriːmɪt; rɪˈmɪt)
the area of authority or responsibility of an individual or a group: by taking that action, the committee has exceeded its remit
(law) the transfer of a case from one court or jurisdiction to another, esp from an appeal court to an inferior tribunal
the act of remitting
(NZ) a proposal from a branch of an organization put forward for discussion at the annual general meeting
remit re·mit (rĭ-mĭt’)
v. re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting, re·mits
To diminish; abate.
To transmit money.
noun 1. a person or company to which a remittance is made. noun 1. the recipient of a remittance; one to whom payment is sent
adjective 1. abating for a time or at intervals: remittent symptoms. 2. of, relating to, or characterized by a remittent fever. noun 3. a remittent fever. adjective 1. (of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity remittent re·mit·tent (rĭ-mĭt’nt) adj. Characterized by temporary abatement in severity. Used especially […]
noun 1. Law. the principle or operation by which a person who enters on an estate by a defective title, and who previously had an earlier and more valid title to it, is adjudged to hold it by the earlier and more valid one. the act of remitting a case to another court for decision. […]
verb (used with object), remitted, remitting. 1. to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.) to a person or place, usually in payment. 2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc. 3. to refrain from exacting, as a payment or service. 4. to pardon or forgive (a sin, offense, etc.). 5. […]