- The definition of a remand is an act of being sent back.
An example of a remand is the act of sending a court case back to a lower court for further action.
- Remand is defined as to send back.
An example of to remand is to send a prisoner back to jail.
- to send back; order to go back
- to send (a prisoner or accused person) back into custody, as to await trial or further investigation
- to send (a case) back to a lower court for additional proceedings
Origin of remandMiddle English remaunden ; from Old French remander ; from Late Latin remandare, to notify in return ; from Classical Latin re-, back + mandare, to order: see mandate
transitive verbre·mand·ed, re·mand·ing, re·mands
Origin of remandMiddle English remaunden, from Old French remander, from Late Latin remandāre, to send back word : Latin re-, re- + Latin mandāre, to order; see man-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present remands, present participle remanding, simple past and past participle remanded)
remand - Legal Definition
- To send back for further consideration; an appeals court may remand a case back to the lower court for further action or for a new trial;
- To send a prisoner back to custody after denying a plea for bail.