Remit

Definition of Remit

Re`mit´   Pronunciation: r?-m?t´
v. t.1.To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
[imp. & p. p. Remitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Remitting.]
In the case the law remits him to his ancient and more certain right.
- Blackstone.
In grevious and inhuman crimes, offenders should be remitted to their prince.
- Hayward.
The prisoner was remitted to the guard.
- Dryden.
2.To restore.
The archbishop was . . . remitted to his liberty.
- Hayward.
3.(Com.) To transmit or send, esp. to a distance, as money in payment of a demand, account, draft, etc.; as, he remitted the amount by mail.
4.To send off or away; hence: (a) To refer or direct (one) for information, guidance, help, etc. "Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen." Sir T. Elyot. (b) To submit, refer, or leave (something) for judgment or decision.
5.To relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate.
So willingly doth God remit his ire.
- Milton.
6.To forgive; to pardon; to remove.
Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them.
- John xx. 23.
7.To refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation.
v. i.1.To abate in force or in violence; to grow less intense; to become moderated; to abate; to relax; as, a fever remits; the severity of the weather remits.
2.To send money, as in payment.

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