|—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)|
|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|
|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, |
remit re·mit (rĭ-mĭt')
v. re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting, re·mits
To diminish; abate.
To transmit money.