Definitions of remission

  1. the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a payment of money sent to a person in another place Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeiture, penalty, debt, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The canceling of a debt; discharge from a penalty; as, the remission of a fine; forgiveness; pardon; as, remission of sins. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Slackening: abatement: relinquishment of a claim: release: pardon. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Act of remitting; release of a claim; pardon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The act of remitting; abatement; pardon. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Abatement; relaxation; moderation; relinquishment; forgiveness; pardon. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Abatement; release; cessation of intenseness; pardon; the sending of money to a distant place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for remission

  1. And he went on to preach the truth in Christ Jesus: repentance, remission of sin, the resurrection of the dead. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  2. Whatever the ground and foundation may have been, at all events, both among Jews and heathens, it was an established principle that 'without shedding of blood there is no remission – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton