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remit

[v., n. ri-mit; n. also ree-mit]
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.
to slacken; abate; relax: to remit watchfulness.
6.
to give back: to remit an overpayment.
7.
Law. to send back (a case) to an inferior court for further action.
8.
to put back into a previous position or condition.
9.
to put off; postpone; defer.
10.
Obsolete. to set free; release.
11.
Obsolete. to send back to prison or custody.
12.
Obsolete. to give up; surrender.
verb (used without object), remitted, remitting.
13.
to transmit money, a check, etc., as in payment.
14.
to abate for a time or at intervals, as a fever.
15.
to slacken; abate.
noun
16.
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.
17.
something remitted, as for further deliberation or action.
18.
the act of remitting.
19.
Chiefly British. the area of authority of a person or group.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English remitten < Latin remittere to send back, let go back, concede, allow, equivalent to re- re- + mittere to send

remittable, adjective
nonremittable, adjective
nonremittably, adverb
preremit, verb (used with object), preremitted, preremitting.
unremittable, adjective


1. forward. 4. excuse, overlook. 5. diminish. 6. return, restore.


1. retain. 4. condemn. 5. increase.
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remit
 
vb , -mits, -mitting, -mitted
1.  (also intr) to send (money, payment, etc), as for goods or service, esp by post
2.  law (esp of an appeal court) to send back (a case or proceeding) to an inferior court for further consideration or action
3.  to cancel or refrain from exacting (a penalty or punishment)
4.  (also intr) to relax (pace, intensity, etc) or (of pace or the like) to slacken or abate
5.  to postpone; defer
6.  archaic to pardon or forgive (crime, sins, etc)
 
n
7.  the area of authority or responsibility of an individual or a group: by taking that action, the committee has exceeded its remit
8.  law the transfer of a case from one court or jurisdiction to another, esp from an appeal court to an inferior tribunal
9.  the act of remitting
10.  something remitted
11.  (NZ) a proposal from a branch of an organization put forward for discussion at the annual general meeting
 
[C14: from Latin remittere to send back, release, re- + mittere to send]
 
re'mittable
 
adj
 
re'mittal
 
n

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remit
late 14c., from L. remittere "send back, slacken, let go, abate," from re- "back" + mittere "to send" (see mission). Meaning "send money to someone" first recorded 1640.
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remit re·mit (rĭ-mĭt')
v. re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting, re·mits

  1. To diminish; abate.

  2. To transmit money.

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