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

     

    remit

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//rɪˈmɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɪt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they remit
    BrE BrE//rɪˈmɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɪt//
     
    he / she / it remits
    BrE BrE//rɪˈmɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɪts//
     
    past simple remitted
    BrE BrE//rɪˈmɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɪtɪd//
     
    past participle remitted
    BrE BrE//rɪˈmɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form remitting
    BrE BrE//rɪˈmɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmɪtɪŋ//
     
    Types of punishment
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1to send money, etc. to a person or place synonym forward remit something to remit funds remit something to somebody Payment will be remitted to you in full.
  2. 2remit something to cancel or free somebody from a debt, duty, punishment, etc. synonym cancel to remit a fine to remit a prison sentence see also unremitting See related entries: Types of punishment
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin remittere ‘send back, restore’, from re- ‘back’ + mittere ‘send’. The noun dates from the early 20th cent. Phrasal Verbsremit something to somebody

Other results

All matches
Phrasal verbs