Remitment Re*mit"ment (-ment), n. The act of remitting, or the state of being remitted; remission. [1913 Webster]

Disavowing the remitment of Claudius. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • remitment — noun see remit I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remitment — See remit. * * * …   Universalium

  • remitment — re·mit·ment …   English syllables

  • remitment — /ramitmant/ The act of sending back to custody; an annulment …   Black's law dictionary

  • remitment — noun 1. a payment of money sent to a person in another place • Syn: ↑remittance, ↑remittal, ↑remission • Derivationally related forms: ↑remit, ↑remit (for: ↑remittal), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • remittal — noun 1. an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease) his cancer is in remission • Syn: ↑remission, ↑subsidence • Derivationally related forms: ↑subside (for: ↑subsidence), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • remit — I. verb (remitted; remitting) Etymology: Middle English remitten, from Latin remittere to send back, from re + mittere to send Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to lay aside (a mood or disposition) partly or wholly b. to desist from (an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remittable — See remitment. * * * …   Universalium

  • remit — [ri mit′; ] for n., chiefly Brit [ rē′mit] vt. remitted, remitting [ME remytten < L remittere (pp. remissus), to send back, in LL(Ec), to forgive sin < re , back + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to forgive or pardon (sins, offenses,… …   English World dictionary

  • send back — verb refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision • Syn: ↑remit, ↑remand • Derivationally related forms: ↑remit (for: ↑remit), ↑remission (for …   Useful english dictionary

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