verb (used with object), re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), re·mit·ted, re·mit·ting.
Origin of remit
SYNONYMS FOR remit
historical usage of remit
From its earliest appearance in Middle English, this verb had three main categories of meaning: surrender or forgiveness; ceasing or diminishing; referring or sending. The specific sense “to send money” appeared about 1543. The British noun sense “the area of authority of a person or group” dates from the second half of the 19th century.
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Example sentences 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