Synonyms for remit

Synonyms for (noun) remit

Synonyms: remission, remit, remitment

Definition: (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

Similar words: referral

Definition: the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)

Synonyms: remit

Definition: the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with

Usage: they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life

Similar words: topic, subject, matter, issue

Definition: some situation or event that is thought about

Usage: he kept drifting off the topic; he had been thinking about the subject for several years; it is a matter for the police

Synonyms for (verb) remit

Synonyms: remit

Definition: diminish or abate

Usage: The pain finally remitted

Similar words: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease

Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range

Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: remit, slacken

Definition: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

Similar words: loose, loosen

Definition: make loose or looser

Usage: loosen the tension on a rope

Synonyms: remit

Definition: forgive

Usage: God will remit their sins

Similar words: forgive

Definition: stop blaming or grant forgiveness

Usage: I forgave him his infidelity; She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday

Synonyms: send back, remand, remit

Definition: refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

Similar words: challenge

Definition: issue a challenge to

Usage: Fischer challenged Spassky to a match

Synonyms: remit

Definition: release from (claims, debts, or taxes)

Usage: The taxes were remitted

Similar words: strike down, cancel

Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective

Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law

Synonyms: remit

Definition: send (money) in payment

Usage: remit $25

Similar words: pay

Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please

Synonyms: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over

Definition: hold back to a later time

Usage: let's postpone the exam

Similar words: delay

Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required

Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered

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