remise

[ 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
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British Dictionary definitions for remised

remise
/ (rɪˈmaɪz) /

verb

(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

noun

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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