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re·mit

 (rĭ-mĭt′)
v. re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting, re·mits
v.tr.
1. To transmit (money) in payment.
2.
a. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
b. To pardon; forgive: remitted their sins.
3. To restore to a former condition or position.
4. Law
a. To refer (a case) to another court for further consideration or action.
b. To refer (a matter) to a committee or authority for decision.
5. To allow to slacken: The storm remitted its fury.
v.intr.
1. To transmit money.
2. To diminish; abate: The symptoms of the disease remitted.
n. (rĭ-mĭt′, rē′mĭt)
1. A matter remitted for further consideration.
2. Chiefly British An area of responsibility; scope.

[Middle English remitten, to send back, from Latin remittere : re-, re- + mittere, to send.]

re·mit′ment n.
re·mit′ta·ble adj.
re·mit′ter n.

remit

vb (mainly tr) , -mits, -mitting or -mitted
1. (Commerce) (also intr) to send (money, payment, etc), as for goods or service, esp by post
2. (Law) law (esp of an appeal court) to send back (a case or proceeding) to an inferior court for further consideration or action
3. (Law) to cancel or refrain from exacting (a penalty or punishment)
4. (also intr) to relax (pace, intensity, etc) or (of pace or the like) to slacken or abate
5. to postpone; defer
6. archaic to pardon or forgive (crime, sins, etc)
n
7. the area of authority or responsibility of an individual or a group: by taking that action, the committee has exceeded its remit.
8. (Law) law the transfer of a case from one court or jurisdiction to another, esp from an appeal court to an inferior tribunal
9. (Law) the act of remitting
10. (Commerce) the act of remitting
11. (Law) something remitted
12. (Commerce) something remitted
13. NZ a proposal from a branch of an organization put forward for discussion at the annual general meeting
[C14: from Latin remittere to send back, release, re- + mittere to send]
reˈmittable adj

re•mit

(rɪˈmɪt)

v. -mit•ted, -mit•ting,
n. v.t.
1. to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.), usu. in payment.
2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment or sentence.
3. to refrain from exacting, as a payment or service.
4. to pardon or forgive (a sin, offense, etc.).
5. to slacken; abate.
6. to send back (a case) to an inferior court for further action; remand.
7. to restore to a previous position or condition.
8. to put off; postpone; defer.
9. Obs. to return to custody.
10. Obs. to give up.
v.i.
11. to transmit money, as in payment.
12. to abate for a time or at intervals, as a fever.
13. to slacken; abate.
n.
14. a transfer of the record of an action from one tribunal to another, esp. from an appellate court to the court of original jurisdiction.
[1325–75; < Latin remittere to send back =re- re- + mittere to send]
re•mit′ta•ble, adj.
re•mit′ter n.
remission, remit - Remission originally meant forgiveness or pardon for an offense or sin, and remit meant "forgive, pardon."
See also related terms for sin.

remit


Past participle: remitted
Gerund: remitting

Imperative
remit
remit
Present
I remit
you remit
he/she/it remits
we remit
you remit
they remit
Preterite
I remitted
you remitted
he/she/it remitted
we remitted
you remitted
they remitted
Present Continuous
I am remitting
you are remitting
he/she/it is remitting
we are remitting
you are remitting
they are remitting
Present Perfect
I have remitted
you have remitted
he/she/it has remitted
we have remitted
you have remitted
they have remitted
Past Continuous
I was remitting
you were remitting
he/she/it was remitting
we were remitting
you were remitting
they were remitting
Past Perfect
I had remitted
you had remitted
he/she/it had remitted
we had remitted
you had remitted
they had remitted
Future
I will remit
you will remit
he/she/it will remit
we will remit
you will remit
they will remit
Future Perfect
I will have remitted
you will have remitted
he/she/it will have remitted
we will have remitted
you will have remitted
they will have remitted
Future Continuous
I will be remitting
you will be remitting
he/she/it will be remitting
we will be remitting
you will be remitting
they will be remitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been remitting
you have been remitting
he/she/it has been remitting
we have been remitting
you have been remitting
they have been remitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been remitting
you will have been remitting
he/she/it will have been remitting
we will have been remitting
you will have been remitting
they will have been remitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been remitting
you had been remitting
he/she/it had been remitting
we had been remitting
you had been remitting
they had been remitting
Conditional
I would remit
you would remit
he/she/it would remit
we would remit
you would remit
they would remit
Past Conditional
I would have remitted
you would have remitted
he/she/it would have remitted
we would have remitted
you would have remitted
they would have remitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remit - 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"
matter, topic, issue, subject - some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.remit - (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"
Verb1.remit - send (money) in payment; "remit $25"
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
2.remit - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
delay - act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
call - stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game"
hold - stop dealing with; "hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
suspend - render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"
probate - put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respite - postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
3.remit - release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The taxes were remitted"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
4.remit - refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
challenge - issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"
5.remit - forgive; "God will remit their sins"
forgive - stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"
6.remit - make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
loosen, loose - make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
dowse, douse - slacken; "douse a rope"
7.remit - diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"

remit

noun
1. instructions, brief, guidelines, authorization, terms of reference, orders That issue is not within the remit of the group.
verb
1. send, post, forward, mail, transmit, dispatch Many immigrants regularly remit money to their families.
2. refer, transfer, deliver, commit, hand over, submit, pass on, turn over, consign The matter was remitted to the justices for a rehearing.
3. cancel, stop, halt, repeal, rescind, desist, forbear Every creditor shall remit the claim that is held against a neighbour
4. lessen, diminish, abate, ease up, reduce, relax, moderate, weaken, decrease, soften, dwindle, alleviate, wane, fall away, mitigate, slacken an episode of `baby blues' which eventually remitted

remit

verb
1. To grant forgiveness to or for:
2. To become or cause to become less active or intense:
abate, bate, die (away, down, off, or out), ease (off or up), ebb, fall, fall off, lapse, let up, moderate, slacken, slack off, subside, wane.
3. To cease trying to accomplish or continue:
Informal: swear off.
Slang: lay off.
4. To put off until a later time:
Informal: wait.
Idiom: put on ice.
Translations
يُحَوِّلُ مالا
poslat
remitteresende
senda greiîslu
bausmės sušvelninimasligos atoslūgispervestipiniginė perlaidaremisija
sūtīt naudu
poslanie peňazí
göndermekhavale etmek

remit

[ˈriːmɪt]
A. N (Brit) (= area of responsibility) → competencia f; (= terms of reference) [of committee etc] → cometido m
B. [rɪˈmɪt] VT
1. (= pay by sending) [+ amount due] → remitir
2. (= refer) [+ decision] → remitir
3. (Rel) (= forgive) [+ sins] → perdonar, remitir
4. (= let off) [+ debt] → remitir
three months of the sentence were remittedse le redujo la pena en tres meses
C. [rɪˈmɪt] VIdisminuir, reducirse

remit

[rɪˈmɪt]
vt (= send) [+ money] → envoyer
[ˈriːmɪt] nattributions fpl
it is not part of our remit to ... → cela ne fait pas partie de nos attributions de ...
to be within sb's remit → être dans les attributions de qn

remit

1 (form)
vt
(= cancel, pardon) debt, sentence, sinserlassen
(= send) moneyüberweisen
(= postpone)verschieben, vertagen (→ to auf +acc, → till bis); motionzurückverweisen
(Jur, = transfer) caseverweisen (→ to an +acc)
vi (= become less)nachlassen

remit

2
n (form)Aufgabe f, → Auftrag m; that is outside our remitdas liegt außerhalb unseres Aufgabenbereiches

remit

[rɪˈmɪt] vt (frm)
a. (send, amount due) → rimettere
b. (refer, decision) → rimettere
c. (Rel) (sins) → rimettere, perdonare; (fee, penalty) → condonare

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 ?
In the baser sort, its effect was to increase the liability to sluggishness and dependence, and induce the victim of a shadowy hope to remit all self-effort, while awaiting the realization of his dreams.
wrote to his lawyer to dispose of the business in the way that seemed to him the most suitable, and remit the proceeds.
I laugh, when those who at the Spear are bold And vent'rous, if that fail them, shrink and fear What yet they know must follow, to endure Exile, or ignominy, or bonds, or pain, The sentence of thir Conquerour: This is now Our doom; which if we can sustain and bear, Our Supream Foe in time may much remit His anger, and perhaps thus farr remov'd Not mind us not offending, satisfi'd With what is punish't; whence these raging fires Will slack'n, if his breath stir not thir flames.
In order to satisfy him and as he is so poor," said the princess, "I will order a thousand pieces of gold to be given you, which you will be sure to remit to him.
They may be further told, that every constitution must limit its precautions to dangers that are not altogether imaginary; and that no real danger can exist that the government would DARE, with, or even without, this constitutional declaration before it, to remit the debts justly due to the public, on the pretext here condemned.
Monsieur, if it is not abusing your good-nature, and acting very inconsiderately towards a stranger to whom we are already under obligations, would you have the goodness, as you are going to Paris, to remit a sum of money to M.
Mordaunt, one of my secretaries, will remit this letter of introduction to His Eminence, the Cardinal Mazarin, in Paris.
He exhorted them, therefore, to keep upon the alert, and never to remit their vigilance while within the range of so crafty and cruel a foe.
Their confidence revived, they might in a short time remit in some degree their watchfulness over my movements, and I should then be the better enabled to avail myself of any opportunity which presented itself for escape.
To remit a penalty and restore to the life of crime.
But Arthur is not naturally a peevish or irritable man; so far from it, that there was something almost ludicrous in the incongruity of this adventitious fretfulness and nervous irritability, rather calculated to excite laughter than anger, if it were not for the intensely painful considerations attendant upon those symptoms of a disordered frame, and his temper gradually improved as his bodily health was restored, which was much sooner than would have been the case but for my strenuous exertions; for there was still one thing about him that I did not give up in despair, and one effort for his preservation that I would not remit.
To remit the punishment of such crimes was, he said, to encourage them.