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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