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Definition of remit:

  1. To abate in force or in violence; to grow less intense; to become moderated; to abate; to relax; as, a fever remits; the severity of the weather remits.
  2. To forgive; to pardon; to remove.
  3. To refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation.
  4. To relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate.
  5. To restore.
  6. To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
  7. To send money, as in payment.
  8. To send off or away; hence: ( a) To refer or direct ( one) for information, guidance, help, etc. Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen. Sir T. Elyot. ( b) To submit, refer, or leave ( something) for judgment or decision.
  9. To transmit or send, esp. to a distance, as money in payment of a demand, account, draft, etc.; as, he remitted the amount by mail.


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