remit: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ri-mit'), [key]
— v., n. -mit•ted, -mit•ting,
- to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.) to a person or place, usually in payment.
- to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc.
- to refrain from exacting, as a payment or service.
- to pardon or forgive (a sin, offense, etc.).
- to slacken; abate; relax: to remit watchfulness.
- to give back: to remit an overpayment.
- to send back (a case) to an inferior court for further action.
- to put back into a previous position or condition.
- to put off; postpone; defer.
- to set free; release.
- to send back to prison or custody.
- to give up; surrender.
- to transmit money, a check, etc., as in payment.
- to abate for a time or at intervals, as a fever.
- to slacken; abate.
- a transfer of the record of an action from one tribunal to another, particularly from an appellate court to the court of original jurisdiction.
- remit (Thesaurus)