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Remission

Re`mis´sion   Pronunciation: r?-m?sh´?n
n.1.The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up.
2.Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeiture, penalty, debt, etc.
This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
- Matt. xxvi. 28.
That ples, therefore, . . .
Will gain thee no remission.
- Milton.
3.Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation.
4.(Med.) A temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement.
5.The act of sending back.
6.Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance.
Noun1.remission - an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
Synonyms: subsidence, remittal
2.remission - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
3.remission - (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
Synonyms: remit, remitment
4.remission - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

REMISSION, civil law. A release.
     2. The remission of the debt is either conventional, when it is expressly granted to the debtor by a creditor having a capacity to alienate; or tacit, when the creditor voluntarily surrenders to his debtor the original title under private signature constituting the obligation. Civ. Code of Lo. art. 2195.
     3. By remission is also understood a forgiveness or pardon of an offence. It has the effect of putting back the offender into the same situation he was before the commission of the offence. Remission is generally granted in cases where the offence was involuntary, or committed in self defence. Poth. Pr. Civ. sec t. 7, art. 2, Sec. 2.
     4. Remission is also used by common lawyers to express the act by which a forfeiture or penalty is forgiven. 10 Wheat. 246.

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