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Bible Usage:


  • 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

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMIT', verb transitive [Latin remitto, to send back; re and mitto, to send.]

1. To relax, as intensity; to make less tense or violent.

So willingly doth God remit his ire.

2. To forgive; to surrender the right of punishing a crime; as, to remit punishment.

3. To pardon, as a fault or crime.

Whose soever sins ye remit they are remitted to them.

John 20:23.

4. To give up; to resign.

In grievous and inhuman crimes, offenders should be remitted to their prince.

5. To refer; as a clause that remitted all to the bishop's discretion.

6. To send back.

The pris'ner was remitted to the guard.

7. To transmit money, bills or other thing in payment for goods received. American merchants remit money, bills of exchange or some species of stock, in payment for British goods.

8. To restore.

In this case, the law remits him to his ancient and more certain right.

REMIT', verb intransitive

1. To slacken; to become less intense or rigorous.

When our passions remit the vehemence of our speech remits too.

So we say, cold or heat remits.

2. To abate in violence for a time, without intermission; as, a fever remits at a certain hour every day.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. The act of remitting to custody.

2. Forgiveness; pardon.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMIT'TAL, noun A remitting; a giving up; surrender; as the remittal of the first fruits.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. In commerce, the act of transmitting money, bills or the like, to a distant place, in return or payment for goods purchased.

2. The sum or thing remitted in payment.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REMIT'TED, participle passive Relaxed; forgiven; pardoned; sent back; referred; given up; transmitted in payment.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. One who remits, or makes remittance for payment.

2. In law, the restitution of a more ancient and certain right to a person who has right to lands, but is out of possession and hath afterwards the freehold cast upon him by some subsequent defective title, by virtue of which he enters.

3. One that pardons.