Definition of remand verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

remand

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they remand
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænd//
 
he / she / it remands
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːndz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmændz//
 
past simple remanded
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmændɪd//
 
past participle remanded
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmændɪd//
 
-ing form remanding
BrE BrE//rɪˈmɑːndɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmændɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] remand somebody (+ adv./prep.) to send somebody away from a court to wait for their trial which will take place at a later date The two men were charged with burglary and remanded in custody (= sent to prison until their trial). She was remanded on bail (= allowed to go free until the trial after leaving a sum of money with the court). After his arrest, he was remanded to Brixton prison. Word Origin late Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘send back again’): from late Latin remandare, from re- ‘back’ + mandare ‘commit’. The noun dates from the late 18th cent.
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