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. the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. 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
  8. Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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
  10. The act of sending back. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. 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.
  13. A lessening in severity; a temporary abatement of the symptoms of a disease. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  14. Applied to a temporary cessation of a disease. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  15. Slackening: abatement: relinquishment of a claim: release: pardon. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Act of remitting; release of a claim; pardon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. The act of remitting; abatement; pardon. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Abatement; relaxation; moderation; relinquishment; forgiveness; pardon. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. 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.
  20. In a more extensive signification, a temporary diminution of the symptoms of a disease, either acute or chronic, Remissio morbi. Diminution in the febrile symptoms, such as occurs in a remittent fever between the exacerbations. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  21. Forgiveness of sins &c., forgiveness of sins; remitting of debt, penalty, &c.; diminution of force, effect, degree, violence, &c.; act of remitting in other senses (rare). So remissive a. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. A diminution or abatement of symptoms. American pocket medical dictionary.
  23. That stage of a disease, especially a fever, in which its severer symptoms are abated. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  24. n. [Latin] Act of remitting; - relaxation: abatement; moderation of intensity, as of heat, cold, labour, harsh treatment, &c., diminution in part or release in full, from a penal sentence; removal of a punishment or penalty;- hence, pardon; forgiveness of sin;- discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation;- a temporary subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain. Cabinet Dictionary

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