Re`mit´   Pronunciation: r?-m?t´
v. t.1.To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
[imp. & p. p. Remitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Remitting.]
2.To restore.
The archbishop was . . . remitted to his liberty.
- Hayward.
3.(Com.) To transmit or send, esp. to a distance, as money in payment of a demand, account, draft, etc.; as, he remitted the amount by mail.
4.To send off or away; hence: (a) To refer or direct (one) for information, guidance, help, etc. "Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen." Sir T. Elyot. (b) To submit, refer, or leave (something) for judgment or decision.
5.To relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate.
So willingly doth God remit his ire.
- Milton.
6.To forgive; to pardon; to remove.
Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them.
- John xx. 23.
7.To refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation.
v. i.1.To abate in force or in violence; to grow less intense; to become moderated; to abate; to relax; as, a fever remits; the severity of the weather remits.
2.To send money, as in payment.
Noun1.remit - (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
Synonyms: remitment, remission
Verb1.remit - send (money) in payment; "remit $25"
2.remit - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
3.remit - release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The texes were remitted"
4.remit - refer (a matter or legal case) to another committe or authority or court for decision
Synonyms: remand, send back
5.remit - forgive; "God will remit their sins"
6.remit - make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
Synonyms: slacken
7.remit - diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"

TO REMIT. To annul a fine or forfeiture.
     2. This is generally done by the courts where they have a discretion by law: as, for example, when a juror is fined for nonattendance in court, after being duly summoned and, on appearing, he produces evidence to the court that he was sick and unable to attend, the fine will be remitted by the court.
     3. In commercial law, to remit is to send money, bills, or something which will answer the purpose of money.

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Translate Remit to Spanish, Translate Remit to German, Translate Remit to French
remission of sin
Remisus imperanti melius paretur
-- Remit --
remittance man
Remittent fever
Remittit damna
Remittitur damnum
Remittur of record
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