remittance


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re·mit·tance

 (rĭ-mĭt′ns)
n.
1. The sending of money to someone at a distance.
2. The sum of money sent.

remittance

(rɪˈmɪtəns)
n
1. (Commerce) payment for goods or services received or as an allowance, esp when sent by post
2. (Commerce) the act of remitting
3. (Law) the act of remitting

re•mit•tance

(rɪˈmɪt ns)

n.
1. the sending of money, checks, etc., to a recipient at a distance.
2. the money sent.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remittance - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

remittance

noun payment, money, fee, settlement, consideration, cheque, allowance Please enclose your remittance.
Translations
حوالَه بَريديَّه، مَبْلَغ مُحَوَّل
úhrada
greiîslusending
úhrada

remittance

[rɪˈmɪtəns]
A. N (= payment) → pago m, giro m
B. CPD remittance advice Naviso m de pago

remittance

[rɪˈmɪtəns] n (= payment) → paiement m

remittance

nÜberweisung f (→ to an +acc)

remittance

[rɪˈmɪtns] n (frm) → rimessa (di pagamento)

remit

(rəˈmit) past tense, past participle reˈmitted verb
to send (money) usually in payment for something.
reˈmission (-ʃən) noun
1. a lessening in the severity of an illness etc.
2. a shortening of a person's prison sentence.
3. the act of remitting.
reˈmittance noun
(the sending of) money in payment for something.
References in classic literature ?
It was more probable, therefore, that the descendants of a Pyncheon who had emigrated to Virginia, in some past generation, and became a great planter there,--hearing of Hepzibah's destitution, and impelled by the splendid generosity of character with which their Virginian mixture must have enriched the New England blood,--would send her a remittance of a thousand dollars, with a hint of repeating the favor annually.
Nothing has, as yet, turned up; and it may not surprise you, my dear Master Copperfield, so much as it would a stranger, to know that we are at present waiting for a remittance from London, to discharge our pecuniary obligations at this hotel.
The latter inconveniency defeats one purpose for which the power was originally submitted to the federal head; and as far as the former might prevent an inconvenient remittance of gold and silver to the central mint for recoinage, the end can be as well attained by local mints established under the general authority.
Lloyd's posted the Loughbank as missing, and the owners ceased the monthly remittance of Samuel's half-pay to his wife.
His answer to my letter contained a quotation from Shakespeare on the subject of thankless children, but no remittance of money.
Her Ladyship became possessed of this pecuniary remittance under circumstances which surround it with a halo of romantic interest.
Fifty-two thousand rix-dollars were the remittance of Sweden and Norway; the amount is large for the country, but it would undoubtedly have been considerably increased had the subscription been opened in Christiana simultaneously with that at Stockholm.
I returned with the articles in time to hear the Cockney hinting broadly that there was a mystery about him, that he might be a gentleman's son gone wrong or something or other; also, that he was a remittance man and was paid to keep away from England--"p'yed
Within three days we'll have our remittance, and mail you the money, and you'll mail us this darned box with my seal unbroken
That from the father mentioned that most unexpectedly finding himself in the novel position of having been disappointed of a remittance from the City on which he had confidently counted, he took up his pen, being restrained by the unhappy circumstance of his incarceration during three-and-twenty years (doubly underlined), from coming himself, as he would otherwise certainly have done--took up his pen to entreat Mr Clennam to advance him the sum of Three Pounds Ten Shillings upon his I.
My uncle rested his head upon his hands, and thought of the busy, bustling people who had rattled about, years before, in the old coaches, and were now as silent and changed; he thought of the numbers of people to whom one of these crazy, mouldering vehicles had borne, night after night, for many years, and through all weathers, the anxiously expected intelligence, the eagerly looked-for remittance, the promised assurance of health and safety, the sudden announcement of sickness and death.
The roads are closing so fast in every direction, that in a month's time, unless my aunt sends me a remittance, I shall have to go three or four miles out of town to get over the way.