Remit meaning

rĭ-mĭt
Remit is defined as to forgive or to send a payment.

An example of remit is to pardon someone for lying.

An example of remit is to mail a check to a friend.

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To transmit money.
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To transmit (money) in payment.
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To restore to a former condition or position.
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An area of responsibility; scope.
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To allow to slacken.

The storm remitted its fury.

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To diminish; abate.

The symptoms of the disease remitted.

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To forgive or pardon (sins, offenses, etc.)
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To let slacken; decrease.

Without remitting one's efforts.

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To put back, as into a state or position.
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To put off; postpone.
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To send (money) in payment.

Please remit the full amount by the date shown.

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To give up; surrender.
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To send money, as in payment; pay.
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The act or an instance of remitting.
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The area of responsibility, expertise, etc. of a person, agency, etc.
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To refrain from exacting or enforcing.

To remit the performance of an obligation.

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To give up, stop succumbing to (a negative emotion etc.).
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To allow (something) to slacken, to relax (one's attention etc.).
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To refer (something) for deliberation, judgment, etc. (to a particular body or person).
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To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
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To transmit or send, as money in payment.
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(chiefly UK) Terms of reference; set of responsibilities.
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Alternative form of reemit.
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A matter remitted for further consideration.
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Origin of remit

  • Middle English remitten to send back from Latin remittere re- re- mittere to send

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin remittere (“to send, send back").

    From Wiktionary