verb (used with object), re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting.
- remittance man,
Origin of remit
Examples from the Web for remitting
Members of the family will be able to order the coming editions in advance by applying and remitting to the publisher.Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date|Anonymous
All I ask is, that you will not lose one moment of unnecessary time in accomplishing this business, and remitting the money.Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent|William Carleton
Miss Macalister had not said a word about remitting his punishment, and he must be true to his colours.Red Rose and Tiger Lily|L. T. Meade
The colonel's cure is remitting the whole thing to army control.
Buying and remitting commercial long bills is, however, no pastime for an inexperienced man.Elements of Foreign Exchange|Franklin Escher
verb (rɪˈmɪt) -mits, -mitting or -mitted (mainly tr)
noun (ˈriːmɪt, rɪˈmɪt)
Word Origin for remit
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.