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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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A remit calling on NZNO to prioritise new graduate nurse unemployment as a campaign issue next year was passed comfortably.
For example, North Carolina law provides that "[c]ontractors are required to remit use tax at the applicable rate on the storage or use of motor vehicles, machines, machinery, tools and other equipment brought into this state for use in construction or repair work" (NCAC .
Many states require the contractor to remit he tax as materials are committed to the fulfillment of the contract.
The board moved that the chief executive arrange for an independent analysis of the risks and implications of the remits to be put before the AGM.
The board discussed implications arising from remit changes made at the 2012 NZNO AGM.
The membership and te poari committees will examine the remit process to see how it could work better.
A remit from the board of directors put forward a rule amendment to enable conference to decide whether a rule matter could be decided on a ballot of all members.
The new rule remit was as a result of the huge interest in the draft constitution and a desire for all members to be involved in such a crucial decision.
Remits lost included one from Midlands calling for the setting of honoraria for NZNO president and Te Runanga chair to be decided by conference rather than the board; and a proposal to change the minimum allowable period between meetings of the board from two to three months.
Two other versions, one put forward by Te Runanga member and Greater Auckland delegate Dianna McGregor, and another crafted by the remit committee, were debated at length.