remand: Meaning and Definition of


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.
  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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