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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·mit /rɪˈmɪt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·mit /rɪˈmɪt/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·mit, v. i.
 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 send money, as in payment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·mit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Remitting.]
 1. To send back; to give up; to surrender; to resign.
    In the case the law remits him to his ancient and more certain right.   --Blackstone.
    In grevious and inhuman crimes, offenders should be remitted to their prince.   --Hayward.
    The prisoner was remitted to the guard.   --Dryden.
 2. To restore. [Obs.]
    The archbishop was . . . remitted to his liberty.   --Hayward.
 3. Com. 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.
 4. 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. “Whether the counsel be good I remit it to the wise readers.”
 5. To relax in intensity; to make less violent; to abate.
    So willingly doth God remit his ire.   --Milton.
 6. To forgive; to pardon; to remove.
    Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them.   --John xx. 23.
 7. To refrain from exacting or enforcing; as, to remit the performance of an obligation. “The sovereign was undoubtedly competent to remit penalties.”
 Syn: -- To relax; release; abate; relinguish; forgive; pardon; absolve.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law
          case to another court) [syn: remission, remitment]
      v 1: send (money) in payment; "remit $25"
      2: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam" [syn: postpone,
          prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set
         back, defer, put off]
      3: release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The texes were
      4: refer (a matter or legal case) to another committe or
         authority or court for decision [syn: remand, send back]
      5: forgive; "God will remit their sins"
      6: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness [syn: slacken]
      7: diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"
      [also: remitting, remitted]