verb (used with object)
- 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
Related Words for remandisolation, confinement, captivity, incarceration, custody, incarcerate, apprehend, detain, jail, commit, hold, remand, obstruct, defer, restrict, suspend, bar, shelve, prevent, withhold
Examples from the Web for remand
Contemporary Examples of remand
Mr McGuinness spent five to six weeks there in 1976 where he was on remand facing a charge of IRA membership.Queen Elizabeth's Game Of Thrones
June 24, 2014
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
October 16, 2013
Historical Examples of remand
Yes,” said the magistrate, looking up, “we remand the case for a week.Follow My leader
Talbot Baines Reed
But we got a remand, and that gave us a chance to get his photograph and prints for the records.The Grell Mystery
When the news of her father's remand reaches Maria, it overwhelms her with grief.An Outcast
F. Colburn Adams
No, I will remand you to the guard-house until I can find employment for you.The Boy Nihilist
When it was over, he did not remand the good man to his cell.ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;
Word Origin for remand
mid-15c., from Middle French remander "send for again" (12c.) or directly from Late Latin remandare "to send back word, repeat a command," from Latin re- "back" (see re-) + mandare "to consign, order, commit to one's charge" (see mandate (n.)). Specifically in law, "send back (a prisoner) on refusing an application for discharge." Related: Remanded; remanding.