Remitter
Remitter Re*mit"ter (-t?r), n. 1. One who remits. Specifically: (a) One who pardons. (b) One who makes remittance. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) The sending or placing back of a person to a title or right he had before; the restitution of one who obtains possession of property under a defective title, to his rights under some valid title by virtue of which he might legally have entered into possession only by suit. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • remitter — re·mit·ter 1 n [Anglo French, from remitter to remit]: remittitur remitter 2 n: one that remits; specif: one that sends a remittance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • remitter — 1540s, agent noun from REMIT (Cf. remit) …   Etymology dictionary

  • remitter — /ramitar/ The relation back of a later defective title to an earlier valid title. Remitter occurs where he who has the true property or jus proprietatis in lands, but is out of possession thereof, and has no right to enter without recovering… …   Black's law dictionary

  • remitter — noun see remit I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remitter — /ri mit euhr/, n. 1. Law. a. the principle or operation by which a person who enters on an estate by a defective title, and who previously had an earlier and more valid title to it, is adjudged to hold it by the earlier and more valid one. b. the …   Universalium

  • remitter — noun One who remits …   Wiktionary

  • remitter — re mit·ter || rɪ mɪtÉ™(r) n. forgiver, absolver; one who releases, discharger; abater, reducer; sender, dispatcher …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Remitter —   An ISO term. The party which is the source of funds in a payment order …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • remitter — re·mit·ter …   English syllables

  • remitter — /rəˈmɪtə/ (say ruh mituh) noun 1. someone who makes a remittance. 2. Law the principle or operation by which a person who enters on an estate by a defective title, and who previously had an earlier and more valid title to it, is adjudged to hold… …   Australian English dictionary

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