remit

  • 1 remit — re·mit /ri mit/ vb re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting [Latin remittere to let go back, send back, give up, forgive, from re back + mittere to let go, send] vt 1 a: to release from the guilt or penalty of b: to refrain from exacting remit a tax c …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Remit — Re*mit (r? m?t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Remitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Remitting}.] [L. remittere, remissum, to send back, to slacken, relax; pref. re re + mittere to send. See {Mission}, and cf. {Remise}, {Remiss}.] 1. To send back; to give up; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 remit — [v1] send, transfer address, consign, dispatch, forward, mail, make payment, pay, post, route, settle, ship, square, transmit; concepts 217,341 Ant. hold, keep remit [v2] stop, postpone abate, absolve, alleviate, amnesty, cancel, condone,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 remit — [ri mit′; ] for n., chiefly Brit [ rē′mit] vt. remitted, remitting [ME remytten < L remittere (pp. remissus), to send back, in LL(Ec), to forgive sin < re , back + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to forgive or pardon (sins, offenses,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Remit — Re*mit , 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To send money, as in payment. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 remit — late 14c., from L. remittere send back, slacken, let go, abate, from re back + mittere to send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Meaning send money to someone first recorded 1630s. Related: Remitted; remitting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 remit — 1 pardon, forgive, *excuse, condone Analogous words: *exculpate, exonerate, acquit, vindicate, absolve 2 forward, transmit, route, ship, *send, dispatch …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 remit — The noun, meaning ‘terms of reference’, is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable or (less often) on the second, and the verb, meaning ‘to send (money)’, is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable. The inflected forms of the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 remit — ► VERB (remitted, remitting) 1) cancel (a debt) or refrain from inflicting (a punishment). 2) send (money) in payment, especially by post. 3) refer (a matter for decision) to an authority. 4) Theology pardon (a sin). 5) archaic diminish …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 remit — To pay for purchases by cash, check, or electronic transfer. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. remit re‧mit 1 [rɪˈmɪt] verb remitted PTandPPX remitting PRESPARTX [transitive] …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 remit — re|mit1 [rıˈmıt] v past tense and past participle remitted present participle remitting formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: remittere to send back ] 1.) [I and T] to send a payment ▪ Please remit payment by cheque. 2.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 remit — I n. (BE) assignment, area of responsibility 1) a limited; wide remit 2) a remit to + inf. (they have a remit to investigate the company s affairs) II v. 1) (BE) (A) they remitted the money to us; or: they remitted us the money 2) (AE) (B) they… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 remit — remits, remitting, remitted (The noun is pronounced [[t]ri͟ːmɪt[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]rɪmɪ̱t[/t]].) 1) N COUNT: usu sing, oft poss N, N of n Someone s remit is the area of activity which they are expected to deal with, or which they… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 remit — I UK [ˈriːmɪt] / US [rɪˈmɪt] noun [singular] British formal a particular area of work that someone is responsible for The remit is to examine how staff deal with abusive customers. within/outside the remit of: I m sorry, but these problems fall… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 remit — I. verb (remitted; remitting) Etymology: Middle English remitten, from Latin remittere to send back, from re + mittere to send Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to lay aside (a mood or disposition) partly or wholly b. to desist from (an… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 remit — 1 verb formal 1 (I, T) to send a payment by post: Please remit payment by cheque. 2 (T) to free someone from a debt or punishment compare unremitting remit sth to sb/sth phrasal verb (T) formal to send a proposal, plan, or problem back to someone …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 remit — verb (remitted, remitting) –verb (t) /rəˈmɪt / (say ruh mit) 1. to transmit or send (money, etc.) to a person or place. 2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc. 3. to refrain from exacting, as a payment or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 remit — To send or transmit; as to remit money. To send back, as to remit a check or refer a case back to a lower court for further consideration. To give up; to pardon or forgive; to annul; to relinquish; as to remit a fine, sentence, or punishment …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 remit — remittable, adj. /ri mit /, v., remitted, remitting, n. v.t. 1. to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.) to a person or place, usually in payment. 2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc. 3. to refrain from… …

    Universalium

  • 20 remit — 1. verb /ɹɪˈmɪt,ɹiˈmɪt/ a) To forgive, pardon Great Alexander in the midst of all his prosperity [...], when he saw one of his wounds bleed, remembered that he was but a man, and remitted of his pride. b) To give up, stop succumbing to (a… …

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