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  Definition of remit
  1. (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
  2. diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"
  3. make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
  4. forgive; "God will remit their sins"
  5. refer (a matter or legal case) to another committe or authority or court for decision
  6. release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The texes were remitted"
  7. send (money) in payment; "remit $25"
  8. hold back to a later time; "let''s postpone the exam"
Similar Words: remission, remitment, slacken, remand, send back, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, put off

 

Hyponyms: douse, dowse, call, hold, suspend, probate, reprieve, respite

 

Entailments: transfer, cancel, call off, reschedule

 

Derivational Morphology: remand, send back, remission, remittal, subsidence, relaxation, loosening, slackening, remitment, remittance, putoff, postponement, deferment, deferral, shelver, prorogation, procrastinator, postponer, cunctator

 

Anagrams: miter, mitre, timer, merit

 

 
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