Definition of Remittal

1. Noun. A payment of money sent to a person in another place.

Exact synonyms: Remission, Remitment, Remittance
Generic synonyms: Payment
Derivative terms: Remit, Remit, Remit

2. Noun. An abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease). "His cancer is in remission"
Exact synonyms: Remission, Subsidence
Generic synonyms: Abatement, Hiatus, Reprieve, Respite, Suspension
Specialized synonyms: Resolution
Derivative terms: Remit, Remit, Subside

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

Definition of Remittal

1. n. A remitting; a giving up; surrender; as, the remittal of the first fruits.

Definition of Remittal

1. Noun. Anything remitted; remittance ¹

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Definition of Remittal

1. the act of remitting [n -S]

Medical Definition of Remittal

1. A remitting; a giving up; surrender; as, the remittal of the first fruits. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Remittal

remission induction
remission induction chemotherapy
remission of sin
remittal (current term)
remittance man
remittance men
remittent fever
remittent malaria

Literary usage of Remittal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1896)
"County court—Costs—Remitted action—Costs incurred before and after remittal—Taxation—Sight of solicitor to recover—County Courts Act, 1888 (51 <fc 52 Viet, ..."

2. Specimen of a Catalogue of the Books on Foreign Law by Lincoln's Inn (London, England). Library, Charles Purton Cooper, F. W. Halfpenny (1847)
"Of the remittal of the " quint;" 7. Of the remittal of "bans y penas en Corts" ; 8. Of peace and truce ; 9. Of the prorogation and perpetuation of acts of ..."

3. The Queensland Law Journal Reports by W. H. Osborne (1893)
"Frez, for plaintiff, read affidavit of H. Schacht, that the necessary witnesses in the action were resident in or about Croydon, and that remittal to ..."

4. Five Years' Digest, 1891-95, of All the Cases Reported in the Law Reports Alexander Pulling by Alexander Pulling (1896)
"An application was subsequently made by the administrator to the High Court on the ground that the remittal <lid not apply to him. Application refused. ..."

5. "Cape Times" Law Reports: A Record of Every Matter Disposed of in the by South Africa Supreme Court (1908)
"I found there was no remittal at all. There is & remittal form which (by inadvertence, no doubt in the Attorney-General's office) has not been signed by tho ..."

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