- 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.
remand definition by Webster's New World
- 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: Middle English remaunden ; from Old French remander ; from Late Latin remandare, to notify in return ; from Classical Latin re-, back plush mandare, to order: see mandate
remand definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb re·mand·ed, re·mand·ing, re·mands
- To send or order back.
- Law a. To send back to custody.b. To send back (a case) to a lower court with instructions about further proceedings.
Origin: Middle 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.
- re·mandˈ noun
- re·mandˈment noun
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.