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re·mis·sion

 (rĭ-mĭsh′ən)
n.
1.
a. The act of remitting.
b. A condition or period in which something is remitted.
2. A lessening of intensity or degree; abatement.
3.
a. Medicine Abatement or subsiding of the symptoms of a disease.
b. The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or subside.
4.
a. Release, as from a debt, penalty, or obligation.
b. Forgiveness; pardon.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin remissiō, remissiōn-, from remissus, past participle of remittere, to let go; see remit.]

remission

(rɪˈmɪʃən) or less commonly

remittal

n
1. (Law) the act of remitting or state of being remitted
2. (Commerce) the act of remitting or state of being remitted
3. (Law) a reduction of the term of a sentence of imprisonment, as for good conduct: he got three years' remission.
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) forgiveness for sin
5. discharge or release from penalty, obligation, etc
6. lessening of intensity; abatement, as in the severity of symptoms of a disease
reˈmissive adj
reˈmissively adv

re•mis•sion

(rɪˈmɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of remitting.
2. pardon; forgiveness, as of offenses.
3. abatement or diminution, as of intensity.
4. the relinquishment of a payment, obligation, etc.
5.
a. a temporary or permanent decrease or subsidence of manifestations of a disease.
b. a period during which such a remission occurs.

re·mis·sion

(rĭ-mĭsh′ən)
A lessening or disappearance of the symptoms of a disease, especially cancer.

remission

, remit - Remission originally meant forgiveness or pardon for an offense or sin, and remit meant "forgive, pardon."
See also related terms for sin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remission - an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
abatement, hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension - an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
resolution - the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
2.remission - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
3.remission - (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
referral - the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
4.remission - the act of absolving or remittingremission - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
redemption, salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
indulgence - the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse"
penance - a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution

remission

noun
1. lessening, abatement, abeyance, lull, relaxation, ebb, respite, moderation, let-up (informal), alleviation, amelioration The disease is in remission.
2. pardon, release, discharge, amnesty, forgiveness, indulgence, exemption, reprieve, acquittal, absolution, exoneration, excuse I've got 10 years and there's no remission for drug offenders.
3. reduction, easing, lessening, dying down, suspension, decrease, dwindling, waning, ebbing, let-up (informal), slackening, diminution It had been raining hard all day, without remission.

remission

noun
1. The act or process of becoming less active or intense:
2. The act or an instance of forgiving:
Translations
إبْراء، تَخْفيف من شِدَّة المَرَضتَحْويل المالتَخْفيف عُقوبَه
prominutíremisezaslání penězzkrácení
bedringstrafnedsættelse
csökkenéselengedésenyhülés
eftirgjöfrénun
hafiflemehafifletmekısalma

remission

[rɪˈmɪʃən] N
1. (Rel) (= forgiveness) → remisión f, perdón m; (gen) (= annulment) → exoneración f
remission of sinsremisión or perdón de los pecados
2. (Brit) (= shortening of prison sentence) → disminución f de pena
3. (Med) to be in remission [sick person] → haberse recuperado (temporalmente); [disease] → remitir, estar en fase de remisión

remission

[rɪˈmɪʃən] n
[disease] → rémission f
to be in remission [disease] → être en rémission; [patient] → être en rémission
[debt] → remise f; [sentence] → remise f de peine; [fee] → exemption f
He was given three months remission for good conduct → Il a eu trois mois de remise de peine pour bonne conduite.

remission

n (form)
(= cancelling, pardoning: of debt) → Erlassen nt; (Brit Jur) → (Straf)erlass m; (Rel) → Nachlass m; he got 3 years’ remission for good behaviour (Brit) → ihm wurden wegen guter Führung 3 Jahre erlassen
(= sending: of money) → Überweisung f
(= postponement)Verschiebung f, → Vertagung f; (of motion)Zurückverweisung f
(Jur: = transfer: of case) → Verweisung f
(= becoming less)Nachlassen nt; (Med) → Besserung f, → Remission f (spec); to be in remission (patient)sich auf dem Wege der Besserung befinden; (illness)abklingen

remission

[rɪˈmɪʃən] n (gen) (Rel, Med) → remissione f (Law) (of debts, fee) → condono

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.

re·mis·sion

n. remisión.
1. disminución o cesación de los síntomas de una enfermedad;
2. período de tiempo durante el cual los síntomas de una enfermedad disminuyen.

remission

n remisión f; complete — remisión completa; partial — remisión parcial; spontaneous — remisión espontánea; to go into — entrar en remisión