[ ri-mahyz ]
/ rɪˈmaɪz /
verb (used with object), re·mised, re·mis·ing. Law.
to give up a claim to; surrender by deed.
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Origin of remise
1475–85; < Middle French, feminine past participle of remettre to put back, deliver < Latin remittere to remit
Words nearby remise
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Example sentences from the Web for 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
British Dictionary definitions for remise
/ (rɪˈmaɪz) /
(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
C17: from French remettre to put back, from Latin remittere to send back, from re- + mittere to send
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