Definition of Remission

1. Noun. An abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease). "His cancer is in remission"

Exact synonyms: Remittal, Subsidence
Generic synonyms: Abatement, Hiatus, Reprieve, Respite, Suspension
Specialized synonyms: Resolution
Derivative terms: Remit, Remit, Subside



2. Noun. A payment of money sent to a person in another place.
Exact synonyms: Remitment, Remittal, Remittance
Generic synonyms: Payment
Derivative terms: Remit, Remit, Remit

3. Noun. (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court).
Exact synonyms: Remit, Remitment
Generic synonyms: Referral
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Remit, Remit, Remit

4. Noun. The act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance.
Exact synonyms: Absolution, Remission Of Sin, Remittal
Generic synonyms: Redemption, Salvation
Specialized synonyms: Indulgence
Group relationships: Penance
Derivative terms: Absolve

Definition of Remission

1. n. The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up.

Definition of Remission

1. Noun. A lessening of amount due, as in either work or money or intensity of a thing. ¹

2. Noun. A pardon of a sin; the forgiveness of an offense. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) An abatement or lessening of the manifestations of a disease. ¹

4. Noun. (legal) Referring a case back to a lower (''inferior'') court of law. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Remission

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Medical Definition of Remission

1. A complete or partial disappearance of the signs and symptoms of disease in response to treatment. The period during which a disease is under control. A remission, however, is not necessarily a cure. Origin: L. Remissio (14 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Remission

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Literary usage of Remission

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1. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"For although the word signifying remission have one sense among many other which may seem proper for this particular concernment, yet because the same word ..."

2. Catalogue by Princeton University (1917)
"This remission is in the form of a loan, the recipient being required to sign ... remission of tuition and renewals are granted for one term and subject to ..."

3. The Fundamental Christian Faith: The Origin, History and Interpretation of by Charles Augustus Briggs (1913)
"But he does so on the basis of his theory that the remission of sins here ... The remission of sins of the Creed is the remission of sins connected with ..."

4. The Baptist Quarterly by Baptist Historical Society (1877)
"It only shows that auch action or actions were performed or commanded in order to, for the purpose of reaching, the desired result, namely, remission. ..."

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