- to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had.
- (of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to await further proceedings.
Origin of remand
OTHER WORDS FROM remandre·mand·ment, noun
Words nearby remand
How to use remand in a sentence
Breyer said that on remand to lower courts, California at least should have the chance to compensate the growers so as to allow the union organizers to maintain access.
Mr McGuinness spent five to six weeks there in 1976 where he was on remand facing a charge of IRA membership.
Al-Ruqai went back to the cells like any other accused killer on remand.Gripping His Koran, Anas al-Liby Has His Day in Court|Michael Daly|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then, conducted by a warder, he was taken over the flagged courtyard and through long corridors to the remand side of the prison.The Grell Mystery|Frank Froest
Dr. Horbury, on the other hand, had declared that the prisoner showed nothing symptomatic of epilepsy while awaiting remand.The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees
To a little child, whether he is in prison on remand or after conviction is not a subtlety of position he can comprehend.Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2)|Frank Harris
Defendant asked for a remand to enable him to dispense with legal assistance.
The tall footman was not examined, but was detained by the police under a remand given by the magistrates.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope