remandment

remand

[ri-mand, -mahnd]
verb (used with object)
1.
to send back, remit, or consign again.
2.
Law.
a.
to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had.
b.
(of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to await further proceedings.
noun
3.
the act of remanding.
4.
the state of being remanded.
5.
a person remanded.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English remaunden (v.) < Old French remander < Late Latin remandāre to repeat a command, send back word, equivalent to re- re- + mandāre to entrust, enjoin; see mandate

remandment, noun
unremanded, adjective
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remand (rɪˈmɑːnd)
 
vb
1.  law (of a court or magistrate) to send (a prisoner or accused person) back into custody or admit him to bail, esp on adjourning a case for further inquiries to be made
2.  to send back
 
n
3.  the sending of a prisoner or accused person back into custody (or sometimes admitting him to bail) to await trial or continuation of his trial
4.  the act of remanding or state of being remanded
5.  on remand in custody or on bail awaiting trial or completion of one's trial
 
[C15: from Medieval Latin remandāre to send back word, from Latin re- + mandāre to command, confine; see mandate]
 
re'mandment
 
n

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remand
1439, from M.Fr. remander (12c.), from L.L. remandare "to send back word, repeat a command," from L. re- "back" + mandare "to consign, order, commit to one's charge" (see mandate).
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