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
Examples from the Web for remand
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
The remand merely extended over three days, until the next sitting of the magistrate.The Woman in White|Wilkie Collins
He had procured the means of self-destruction during his first remand.Nevermore|Rolf Boldrewood
When they had told what they knew, a remand was granted for a week.The Crime of the Century|Henry M. Hunt
When the news of her father's remand reaches Maria, it overwhelms her with grief.An Outcast|F. Colburn Adams
Then he could remand you to jail for six months by paying your keep.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for remand
Word Origin for remand
Word Origin and History 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.