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Remit

To transmit or send. To relinquish or surrender, such as in the case of a fine, punishment, or sentence.

An individual, for example, might remit money to pay bills.

remit

(Relax), verb abate, alleviate, assuage, attemper, brake, calm, check, condonare, decrease, diminish, ease, give up, halt, hold up, lenify, lessen, let slacken, let up, loosen, make less violent, minimize, mitigate, moderate, palliate, quell, quiet, reduce, relinquish, remittere, soften, soothe, stall, stop, suspend, tranquilize, weaken

remit

(Release from penalty), verb absolve, acquit, amnesty, assoil, cancel, clear, condone, discharge, dismiss, disregard, drop charges, exculpate, excuse, exempt, forgive, free, give amnesty, let go, let out, liberate, pardon, pass over, reinstate, release, reprieve, respite, show clemency, show mercy, spare, vindicate, waive

remit

(Send payment), verb compensate, defray, discharge, forward payment, make payment, mittere, pay, recompense, remunerate, render, repay, requite, send money, send payment, settle, tender, transmit payment

remit

(Submit for consideration), verb advance, commit, consign, forward, offer, present, proffer, propose, refer, relegate, remand, send, tender, transmit
See also: absolve, acquit, alleviate, bear, bear the expense, bequeath, bestow, compensate, condone, contribute, defray, delay, deliver, diminish, discharge, discontinue, dispatch, excuse, free, give, grant, indemnify, lessen, lull, offer, present, recommit, reimburse, reinstate, relax, release, relent, remand, remise, remunerate, restore, return, satisfy, subside, supply, suspend, tender, transmit, yield

remit

the transfer of a case from one court or jurisdiction to another.

TO REMIT. To annul a fine or forfeiture.
     2. This is generally done by the courts where they have a discretion by law: as, for example, when a juror is fined for nonattendance in court, after being duly summoned and, on appearing, he produces evidence to the court that he was sick and unable to attend, the fine will be remitted by the court.
     3. In commercial law, to remit is to send money, bills, or something which will answer the purpose of money.

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