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Remission

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Remission

REMIS'SION, noun [Latin remissio, from remitto, to send back.]

1. Abatement; relaxation; moderation; as the remission of extreme rigor.

2. Abatement; diminution of intensity; as the remission of the sun's heat; the remission of cold; the remission of close study or of labor.

3. Release; discharge or relinquishment of a claim or right; as the remission of a tax or duty.

4. In medicine, abatement; a temporary subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as distinguished from intermission, in which the disease leaves the patient entirely for a time.

5. Forgiveness; pardon; that is, the giving up of the punishment due to a crime; as the remission of sins. Matthew 26:28. Hebrews 9:22.

6. The act of sending back. [Not in use.]