re mise


verb (used with object), remised, remising. Law.
to give up a claim to; surrender by deed.

1475–85; < Middle French, feminine past participle of remettre to put back, deliver < Latin remittere to remit Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To re mise
World English Dictionary
remise (rɪˈmaɪz)
1.  (tr) 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
3.  fencing a second thrust made on the same lunge after the first has missed
4.  obsolete a hired carriage
5.  obsolete a coach house
[C17: from French remettre to put back, from Latin remittere to send back, from re- + mittere to send]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature