remit
[remit]
VERB
remits (third person present) · remitted (past tense) · remitted (past participle) · remitting (present participle)
  1. cancel or refrain from exacting or inflicting (a debt or punishment).
    "the excess of the sentence over 12 months was remitted"
    synonyms:
    cancel · set aside · revoke · repeal · rescind · abrogate · suspend
    • theology
      forgive (a sin).
      "God's act of remitting the sins of guilty men"
      synonyms:
      pardon · forgive · excuse · overlook · pass over
  2. send (money) in payment or as a gift.
    "the income they remitted to their families"
    synonyms:
    send · dispatch · forward · transmit · convey · pay · hand over ·
    make payment of
  3. refer (a matter for decision) to an authority.
    "the request for an investigation was remitted to a special committee"
    synonyms:
    pass (on) · refer · send on · transfer · hand on · direct · assign ·
    • law
      send back (a case) to a lower court.
    • law
      send (someone) from one tribunal to another for a trial or hearing.
      "it remits an offender to another court after convicting him"
    • archaic
      postpone.
      "the movers refused Mr Tierney's request to remit the motion"
      synonyms:
      postpone · defer · put off · put back · shelve · delay ·
      hold over/off · stand over · suspend · prorogue · reschedule · keep in abeyance · put over · lay on the table · table · continue · put on the back burner · put on ice · put in cold storage · respite
    • archaic
      consign again to a previous state.
      "thus his indiscretion remitted him to the nature of an ordinary person"
  4. archaic
    diminish.
    "phobias may remit spontaneously without any treatment"
    synonyms:
    diminish · lessen · decrease · ease (up) · abate · moderate · dwindle ·
    wane · ebb · subside
NOUN
remits (plural noun)
  1. BRITISH
    the task or area of activity officially assigned to an individual or organization.
    "the committee was becoming caught up in issues that did not fall within its remit"
    synonyms:
    area of responsibility · area of activity · sphere · orbit · scope · ambit ·
  2. an item referred to someone for consideration.
    "a remit on the question failed"
Origin
late Middle English: from Latin remittere ‘send back, restore’, from re- ‘back’ + mittere ‘send’. The noun dates from the early 20th century.
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How to use remit in a sentence?
the committee was becoming caught up in issues that did not fall within its remit.
thus his indiscretion remitted him to the nature of an ordinary person.
the request for an investigation was remitted to a special committee.
it remits an offender to another court after convicting him.
the movers refused Mr Tierney's request to remit the motion.
the excess of the sentence over 12 months was remitted.
phobias may remit spontaneously without any treatment.
God's act of remitting the sins of guilty men.
the income they remitted to their families.
a remit on the question failed.
How to say remit in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans opdrag
Arabic (NOUN)اختصاص
(VERB)تحويل
Bangla মোচন
Bosnian (Latin) doznačiti
Bulgarian (NOUN)правомощията, компетенции
(VERB)опростят, отнесе
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (VERB)remetre
(NOUN)mandat
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)doznačiti
Czech (NOUN)působnosti, poslání, kompetence
Danish (NOUN)kompetenceområde, remitter, sagsområde, ansvarsområde, mandat, beføjelser
(VERB)eftergive
Dutch (VERB)terugverwijzen
(NOUN)bevoegdheid, taakstelling, opdracht, werkterrein, mandaat
Estonian (NOUN)pädevusse
Fijian bokoca
Filipino patawarin
Finnish (NOUN)toimivaltaan, vastuualueeseen, tehtävän
French (NOUN)attributions
(VERB)remettre, verser
German (NOUN)Aufgabenbereich, Zuständigkeit
(VERB)überweisen
Greek (VERB)αναπέμψει
(NOUN)αρμοδιότητα, δικαιοδοσία
Haitian Creole remèt
Hebrew פירעון
Hindi (NOUN)परिहार
Hungarian (VERB)átutalja
(NOUN)hatáskörébe
Icelandic (ADJECTIVE)greiðslubók
Indonesian (VERB)mengirimkan
(NOUN)mengampuni
Italian (NOUN)mandato
(VERB)rinviare
Japanese (VERB)送金
Kiswahili kiwango
Korean (VERB)송금
(NOUN)송금을
Latvian (NOUN)kompetencē, uzdevums
Lithuanian kompetencijos
Malay (Latin) meremitkan
Maltese (NOUN)mandat
Norwegian Bokmål ansvarsområde
Persian حوزه عملیاتی
Polish (NOUN)kompetencji
Portuguese (VERB)remitir, remeter
(NOUN)mandato
Querétaro Otomi remitir
Romanian domeniul de competenţă
Russian (VERB)переводить
(NOUN)компетенции
Samoan faamagaloina
Serbian (Cyrillic) дознака
Serbian (Latin) doznaka
Slovak (VERB)odpustení, postúpiť
(NOUN)pôsobnosti, kompetencie, právomoci, poslanie
Slovenian (NOUN)pristojnosti
Spanish (VERB)remitir
(NOUN)atribuciones
Swedish (NOUN)ansvarsområde, remittera, behörighetsområde, befogenheter
(VERB)återförvisa
Tamil நீக்கி
Telugu రెమిట్
Thai ชำระเงินผ่านธนาคาร
Tongan fakamolemole'i
Turkish (NOUN)havale
Ukrainian (NOUN)компетенції
Urdu پھیردینا
Vietnamese gửi tiền
Welsh (NOUN)gylch gwaith, cylch gorchwyl
Yucatec Maya remitir
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