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 remandingincarcerate, apprehend, detain, jail, commit, hold, remand, obstruct, defer, restrict, suspend, bar, shelve, prevent, withhold, stay, prolong, stall, impede, adjourn
Examples from the Web for remanding
Historical Examples of remanding
Therefore, I am remanding you to the custody of the Medical Corps for observation.The Judas Valley
His remanding her to Sarai shows that the subjection was lawful and right.A Defence of Virginia
Robert L. Dabney
Instead of remanding me to the Conciergerie, give me leave to follow the boy's body to Pere-Lachaise.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life
Honore de Balzac
Said court erred in remanding this plaintiff in error to the custody of said defendant in error.
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.