remit a punishment


remit a punishment
exempt from penalty

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • remit — re·mit /ri mit/ vb re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting [Latin remittere to let go back, send back, give up, forgive, from re back + mittere to let go, send] vt 1 a: to release from the guilt or penalty of b: to refrain from exacting remit a tax c …   Law dictionary

  • remit — [ri mit′; ] for n., chiefly Brit [ rē′mit] vt. remitted, remitting [ME remytten < L remittere (pp. remissus), to send back, in LL(Ec), to forgive sin < re , back + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to forgive or pardon (sins, offenses,… …   English World dictionary

  • remit — ► VERB (remitted, remitting) 1) cancel (a debt) or refrain from inflicting (a punishment). 2) send (money) in payment, especially by post. 3) refer (a matter for decision) to an authority. 4) Theology pardon (a sin). 5) archaic diminish …   English terms dictionary

  • remit — To pay for purchases by cash, check, or electronic transfer. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. remit re‧mit 1 [rɪˈmɪt] verb remitted PTandPPX remitting PRESPARTX [transitive] …   Financial and business terms

  • remit — re|mit1 [rıˈmıt] v past tense and past participle remitted present participle remitting formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: remittere to send back ] 1.) [I and T] to send a payment ▪ Please remit payment by cheque. 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remit — 1 verb formal 1 (I, T) to send a payment by post: Please remit payment by cheque. 2 (T) to free someone from a debt or punishment compare unremitting remit sth to sb/sth phrasal verb (T) formal to send a proposal, plan, or problem back to someone …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remit — verb (remitted, remitting) –verb (t) /rəˈmɪt / (say ruh mit) 1. to transmit or send (money, etc.) to a person or place. 2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc. 3. to refrain from exacting, as a payment or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • remit — To send or transmit; as to remit money. To send back, as to remit a check or refer a case back to a lower court for further consideration. To give up; to pardon or forgive; to annul; to relinquish; as to remit a fine, sentence, or punishment …   Black's law dictionary

  • remit — remittable, adj. /ri mit /, v., remitted, remitting, n. v.t. 1. to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.) to a person or place, usually in payment. 2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc. 3. to refrain from… …   Universalium

  • remit — verb rɪ mɪt (remits, remitting, remitted) 1》 refrain from exacting or inflicting (a debt or punishment).     ↘Theology pardon (a sin). 2》 send (money) in payment, especially by post. 3》 refer (a matter for decision) to an authority.     ↘Law send …   English new terms dictionary


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