Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun remission

4 senses of remission

Sense 1
remission, remittal, subsidence -- (an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission")
       => suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement -- (an interruption in the intensity or amount of something)

Sense 2
remittance, remittal, remission, remitment -- (a payment of money sent to a person in another place)
       => payment -- (a sum of money paid or a claim discharged)

Sense 3
remission, remitment, remit -- ((law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court))
       => referral -- (the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency))

Sense 4
absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin -- (the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance)
       => redemption, salvation -- ((theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil)

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