- Remitted is defined as to have made a payment, to put back or lessened.
- An example of remitted is to have sent in a check to pay a bill.
- An example of remitted is to have been sent back to state prison.
- An example of remitted is to reduce a fine.
- simple past tense and past participle of remit
Variant of remit
transitive verbremitted, remitting
- to forgive or pardon (sins, offenses, etc.)
- to refrain from exacting (a payment, tax, etc.)
- to refrain from inflicting (a punishment) or enforcing (a sentence or fine); cancel
- to let slacken; decrease: without remitting one's efforts
- to submit or refer (a matter) for consideration, judgment, etc.
- Law remand ()
- to put back, as into a state or position
- to put off; postpone
- to send (money) in payment: please remit the full amount by the date shown
- Obsolete to give up; surrender
Origin of remitMiddle English remytten ; from Classical Latin remittere (pp. remissus), to send back, in Ecclesiastical Late Latin to forgive sin ; from re-, back + mittere, to send: see mission
- to become more moderate in force or intensity
- to have its symptoms lessen or disappear: said of a disease
- to send money, as in payment; pay
- the act or an instance of remitting
- Brit. the area of responsibility, expertise, etc. of a person, agency, etc.