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

2 senses of remit

Sense 1
remit -- (the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with; "they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life")
       => topic, subject, issue, matter -- (some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police")

Sense 2
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))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb remit

7 senses of remit

Sense 1
remit -- (send (money) in payment; "remit $25")
       => pay -- (give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please")

Sense 2
postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off -- (hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam")
       => delay -- (act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered")

Sense 3
remit -- (release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The taxes were remitted")
       => cancel, strike down -- (declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law")

Sense 4
remit, remand, send back -- (refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision)
       => challenge -- (issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match")

Sense 5
remit -- (forgive; "God will remit their sins")
       => forgive -- (stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday")

Sense 6
slacken, remit -- (make slack as by lessening tension or firmness)
       => loosen, loose -- (make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope")

Sense 7
remit -- (diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "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")

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