Remit Definition

rĭ-mĭt
remits, remitted, remitting
verb
remits, remitted, remitting
To become more moderate in force or intensity.
Webster's New World
To forgive or pardon (sins, offenses, etc.)
Webster's New World
To refrain from exacting (a payment, tax, etc.)
Webster's New World
To refrain from inflicting (a punishment) or enforcing (a sentence or fine); cancel.
Webster's New World
To refer (a case) to another court for further consideration or action.
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noun
remits
A matter remitted for further consideration.
American Heritage
The act or an instance of remitting.
Webster's New World
The area of responsibility, expertise, etc. of a person, agency, etc.
Webster's New World

(chiefly UK) Terms of reference; set of responsibilities.

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Other Word Forms of Remit

Noun

Singular:
remit
Plural:
remits

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

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