- 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.
- 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 Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin remittere
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