- to give up a claim to; surrender by deed.
Origin of remise
Related Words for remiserelinquish, waive, grant, transfer, renounce, communicate, concede, capitulate, alien, accord, convey, alienate, drop, yield, leave, fold, resign, allow, vouchsafe, abdicate
Examples from the Web for remise
Historical Examples of remise
Hotel du Nord, votre Excellence—remise de poste and 'delays' (quere relays) at all hours.The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
The piece, therefore, was remise,—and so was the harangue of the academician who was to have followed M. Mignet.Paris and the Parisians in 1835 (Vol. 1 of 2)
Frances Milton Trollope
- (tr) law to give up or relinquish (a right, claim, etc); surrender
- fencing to make a renewed thrust on the same lunge after the first has missed
- fencing a second thrust made on the same lunge after the first has missed
- obsolete a hired carriage
- obsolete a coach house
Word Origin for remise
in law, "give up, surrender, make over to another," late 15c., from noun remise, from Old French remise, past participle of remettre "to send back," from Latin remittere (see remit). Related: Remised; remising.