remittance

[ɹ_ɪ_m_ˈɪ_t_ə_n_s], [ɹɪmˈɪtəns], [ɹɪmˈɪtəns]

Definitions of remittance:

  1.   That which is remitted: the sending of money, etc., to a distance: also the sum or thing sent. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Something remitted; act of sending money, & c.; The sum sent. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   The sending of money, bills, etc., in payment; the sum so sent. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   The sending of moneys, bills, & c., to a person at a distant place; the sum, bill, & c., remitted. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   The act of transmitting money, bills, & c., to a distant place in return or payment for goods purchased; the sum transmitted in payment. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for remittance:

  1. But I had not much faith in this remittance man. ” – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  2. Once more, don't hesitate to write to me for money if you need a remittance – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  3. You've got money, you got my last remittance didn't you? ” – A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  4. There will be no remittance in my case. ” – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  5. The colonial planets are full of that sort of remittance men. ” – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  6. “ " 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
  7. My next remittance should be here by the third. ” – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  8. “ " 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
  9. “ 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
  10. 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

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