Dictionary Results for remit

1. remit - noun

· the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with; "they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life"

Hypernym(s): topic, subject, issue, matter

2. remit - noun

· (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

Synonym(s): remission, remitment

Hypernym(s): referral

3. remit - verb

· send (money) in payment; "remit $25"

Hypernym(s): pay

4. remit - verb

· hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

Synonym(s): postpone, prorogue, hold_over, put_over, table, shelve, set_back, defer, put_off

Hypernym(s): delay

5. remit - verb

· release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The taxes were remitted"

Hypernym(s): cancel, strike_down

6. remit - verb

· refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

Synonym(s): remand, send_back

Hypernym(s): challenge

7. remit - verb

· forgive; "God will remit their sins"

Hypernym(s): forgive

8. remit - verb

· make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

Synonym(s): slacken

Hypernym(s): loosen, loose

9. remit - verb

· diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

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