Synonyms of remit


1. remit, topic, subject, issue, matter

usage: the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with; "they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life"

2. remission, remitment, remit, referral

usage: (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)


1. remit, pay

usage: send (money) in payment; "remit $25"

2. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off, delay

usage: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

3. remit, cancel, strike down

usage: release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The taxes were remitted"

4. remit, remand, send back, challenge

usage: refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

5. remit, forgive

usage: forgive; "God will remit their sins"

6. slacken, remit, loosen, loose

usage: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

7. remit, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"

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Definition and meaning of remit (Dictionary)