Remission
Remission Re*mis"sion (r?-m?sh"?n), n. [F. r['e]mission, L. remissio. See {Remit}.] 1. The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up. [1913 Webster]

2. Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeiture, penalty, debt, etc. [1913 Webster]

This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. --Matt. xxvi. 28. [1913 Webster]

That ples, therefore, . . . Will gain thee no remission. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation. [1913 Webster]

4. (Med.) A temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement. [1913 Webster]

5. The act of sending back. [R.] --Stackhouse. [1913 Webster]

6. Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance. [1913 Webster]


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