HyperDic: remit

English > 9 senses of the word remit:
VERBpossessionremitsend (money) in payment
stativeremit, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, put offhold back to a later time
communicationremitrelease from (claims / claims, debts, or taxes)
communicationremit, remand, send backrefer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
communicationremitforgive
changeremit, slackenmake slack as by lessening tension or firmness
changeremitdiminish or abate
NOUNcognitionremitthe topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
actremit, remission, remitment(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
remit > pronunciation
Soundsriymih't
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > remit: 9 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with.
Example"they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life"
RegionBritaina monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadertopic, subject, issue, matterSome situation or event that is thought about
English > remit: 9 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court).
Synonymsremission, remitment
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderreferralThe act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)
Verbsremitrefer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningSend (money) in payment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"remit $25"
EntailstransferCause to change ownership
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishenviar, remitir
Catalanenviar, remetre, trametre
Nounsremittance, remittal, remitmenta payment of money sent to a person in another place
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaninghold back to a later time.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymspostpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, put off
Entailscancel, call off, scratch, scrubpostpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
rescheduleAssign a new time and place for an event
Narrowercallstop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
holdstop dealing with
probateput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respitepostpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
suspendRender temporarily ineffective / ineffective / ineffective
BroaderdelayAct later than planned, scheduled, or required
Spanishaplazar, demorar, posponer, postergar, retrasar
Catalanajornar, endarrerir, posposar
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningRelease from (claims / claims, debts, or taxes).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The taxes were remitted"
Broadercancel, strike downdeclare null and void
Spanishdescargar, desobligar, expedir, remitir
Catalandescarregar, desobligar
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningrefer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsremand, send back
Broaderchallengeissue a challenge to
Spanishremitir
Nounsremission, remitment, remit(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningforgive.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"God will remit their sins"
Broaderforgivestop blaming or grant forgiveness
Spanishabsolver, perdonar
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningmake slack as by lessening tension or firmness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymslacken
Cause toslackenBecome looser or slack
Narrowerdouse, dowseslacken
Broaderloosen, loosemake loose or looser
Spanishaflojarse, aflojar, remitir
Catalandisminuir, reduir-se
English > remit: 9 senses > verb 7, change
Meaningdiminish or abate.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The pain finally remitted"
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Spanishdisminuir, mejorar, remitir
Catalanmillorar, remetre
Adjectivesremittent(of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
Nounsremission, remittalan abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

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