[ɹ_ɪ_m_ˈɪ_t_ə_n_s], [ɹɪmˈɪtəns], [ɹɪmˈɪtəns]

Definitions of remittance:

  1.   The sum or thing remitted.
  2.   The act of transmitting money, bills, & c., to a distant place in return or payment for goods purchased; the sum transmitted in payment.
  3.   Something remitted; act of sending money, & c.; The sum sent.
  4.   The sending of moneys, bills, & c., to a person at a distant place; the sum, bill, & c., remitted.
  5.   That which is remitted: the sending of money, etc., to a distance: also the sum or thing sent.
  6.   a payment of money sent to a person in another place
  7.   The act of remitting, or that which is remitted, as money.
  8.   The act of transmitting money, bills, or the like, esp. to a distant place, as in satisfaction of a demand, or in discharge of an obligation.
  9.   The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.
  10.   The sending of money, bills, etc., in payment; the sum so sent.

Antonyms for remittance:

underpayment, nonpayment.

Usage examples for remittance:

  1. On one occasion he returned to his room expecting with eager impatience the arrival of a remittance the proceeds of some small property which came to him by the death of his father. ” – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  2. But I had not much faith in this remittance man. ” – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  3. My next remittance should be here by the third. ” – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  4. “ Cox and Piper waited with exemplary patience for the remittance the demands of the landlord, a man of coarse fibre, being met in the meantime by the latter gentleman from his own slender resources. ” – Light Freights, Complete by W. W. Jacobs
  5. The custom then was to pay the men as soon as we got the remittance from the owner, which was generally about a month after the ship landed her crew. ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  6. And Sir Thomas 'll be ready enough to send me a remittance when I'm once out of this country." ” – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  7. If the merchants send eggs, butter, bacon, or anything of that kind, to people in Edinburgh or Glasgow, they get a remittance in cash within ten days for the amount of the goods sent. ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  8. “ " At last came a year of unusual pressure; my remittance was delayed, but when sent was never acknowledged. ” – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  9. The colonial planets are full of that sort of remittance men. ” – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  10. The reply was that his ingratitude did not surprise the writer- that he was a hopeless drunkard, a remittance man, whom the family had to ship off as soon as possible when our ill- judged kindness sent him to England. ” – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  11. He made us a remittance which was four hundred pounds short of what we expected. ” – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. Indeed, the boys found that not only were Belgians and French employed all through the country, but men of every nationality, from " remittance men" of England to Swiss and Cubans. ” – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  13. You've got money, you got my last remittance didn't you? ” – A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  14. In the mean time I have been employed in engaging a conveyance from Holland, which is so unexceptionable as to enable me to demand with confidence an additional sum for the first remittance of specie. ” – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  15. “ I shall pack them up when my business with Abbey has come to a good conclusion, and the remittance is on the road to you. ” – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  16. Once more, don't hesitate to write to me for money if you need a remittance – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  17. “ " The first quarter was paid, Sir Gilbert; but before I left the University, instead of the remittance I received a letter from my mother, desiring me to transmit a statement of all my debts to Stephen Corbold, Esq. ” – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  18. There will be no remittance in my case. ” – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  19. “ I want to say to you that I do much appr- reciate, also, besides your kindness, all the money that you have paid, and- no, let me talk, please, Herr Doctor- and I must tell you that I shall write to- day to Germany for a r- remittance – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton

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