Definitions of remit

  1. To abate in force or violence.
  2. To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
  3. 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 relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate.
  5. To forgive; to pardon; to remove.
  6. To refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation.
  7. 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.
  8. To forgive; pardon; as, to remit sins; send, as money, bills, etc.; refrain from demanding; as, to remit a fine; make less severe; relax; as, to remit one's watchfulness.
  9. To relax: to pardon: to resign: to transmit, as money, etc.: to put again in custody.
  10. To pardon; release; transmit, as money.
  11. To send in return; transmit; refer; submit.
  12. To pardon; forgive.
  13. To release; abate; relax.
  14. 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.
  15. To send money, as in payment.
  16. To abate in force or violence:- pr. p. remitting; pa. t. and pa. p. remitted.
  17. To abate in force.
  18. hold back to a later time; " let's postpone the exam"
  19. go into remission, as of one's state of health
  20. release from ( claims and debts)
  21. ( law) the act of remitting ( especially the referral of a law case to another court)
  22. diminish or abate; " The pain finally remitted"
  23. forgive; " God will remit their sins"
  24. refer ( a matter or legal case) to another committe or authority or court for decision
  25. release from ( claims, debts, or taxes); " The texes were remitted"
  26. send ( money) in payment; " remit $ 25"
  27. To abate for a time, as a fever.
  28. To send back; to relax; to forgive; to pardon; to give up; to refer; to transmit money, bills, & c.
  29. To relax; to surrender the right of punishment in whole or in part; to pardon; to absolve; to transmit to another to a distance, as money, bills, & c.
  30. Remitting.
  31. Remitter, remittal.