remit

[ verb, noun ri-mit; noun ree-mit ]
/ verb, noun rɪˈmɪt; noun ˈri mɪt /

verb (used with object), re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting.

verb (used without object), re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting.

noun

Origin of remit

1325–75; Middle English remitten < Latin remittere to send back, let go back, concede, allow, equivalent to re- re- + mittere to send
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British Dictionary definitions for remit

remit


verb (rɪˈmɪt) -mits, -mitting or -mitted (mainly tr)

noun (ˈriːmɪt, rɪˈmɪt)

Derived Formsremittable, adjective

Word Origin for remit

C14: from Latin remittere to send back, release, re- + mittere to send
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Word Origin and History for remit

remit


v.

late 14c., "to forgive, pardon," from Latin remittere "send back, slacken, let go back, abate," from re- "back" (see re-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). Meaning "allow to remain unpaid" is from mid-15c. Meaning "send money (to someone)" first recorded 1630s. Related: Remitted; remitting.

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Medicine definitions for remit

remit

[ rĭ-mĭt ]

v.

To diminish; abate.
To transmit money.
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