from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To relinquish a claim to; surrender by deed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The repetition or return of the opening material later in a composition.
- n. A renewal of a failed action, without withdrawing the arm.
- v. To surrender all interest in a property by executing a deed, to quitclaim.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To send, give, or grant back; to release a claim to; to resign or surrender by deed; to return.
- n. A giving or granting back; surrender; return; release, as of a claim.
- n. A house for covered carriages; a chaise house.
- n. A livery carriage of a kind superior to an ordinary fiacre; -- so called because kept in a remise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a granting back; a surrender; release, as of a claim.
- n. A livery-carriage: so called (for French voiture de remise) as kept in a carriage-house, and distinguished from a fiacre or hackney-coach, which is found on a stand in the public street.
- n. In fencing, a second thrust which hits the mark after the first thrust has missed, made while the fencer is extended in the lunge.
- To send back; remit.
- To give or grant back; release a claim to; resign or surrender by deed.
- n. A carriage-house in which a remise is kept.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
- n. an expensive or high-class hackney
- n. (fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte)
Middle English remisen, from Old French remis, past participle of remettre, to remit, from Latin remittere; see remit.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)