Meaning of remand

re•mand

Pronunciation: (ri-mand', -mänd'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to send back, remit, or consign again.
    1. to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had.
    2. (of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to await further proceedings.
—n.
  1. the act of remanding.
  2. the state of being remanded.
  3. a person remanded.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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