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  Words related to remit

Related / Similar Words: remission, remitment, slacken, remand, send back, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, put off

 

Definition:
  • (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court);
  • diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted";
  • make slack as by lessening tension or firmness;
  • forgive; "God will remit their sins";
  • refer (a matter or legal case) to another committe or authority or court for decision;
  • release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The texes were remitted";
  • send (money) in payment; "remit $25";
  • hold back to a later time; "let''s postpone the exam";

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    Hyponyms: douse, dowse, call, hold, suspend, probate, reprieve, respite

     

    Entailments: transfer, cancel, call off, reschedule

     

    Derivational Morphology: remand, send back, remission, remittal, subsidence, relaxation, loosening, slackening, remitment, remittance, putoff, postponement, deferment, deferral, shelver, prorogation, procrastinator, postponer, cunctator

     

    Anagrams: miter, mitre, timer, merit

     

     
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