American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To relinquish a claim to; surrender by deed.
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. In modern fencing for points the remise is discoursed, being often ignored by judges as a count, because greater elegance and fairness are obtained if the fencer returns to his guard when his first thrust has not reached, and parries the return blow of his opponent.
- 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.
- n. music The repetition or return of the opening material later in a composition.
- n. fencing A renewal of a failed action, without withdrawing the arm.
- v. To surrender all interest in a property by executing a deed, to quitclaim.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To send, give, or grant back; to release a claim to; to resign or surrender by deed; to return.
- n. (Law) 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.
- 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)
“(Voitures de Place) and Voitures de Remise was abolished and the following "Tarif Maximum" appointed for both, provided the latter are hired in the street (not from a "remise").”
“remise'; there are 2 options for journeys by car here; taxis which use meters and remise for which a fixed price is agreed for a journey.”
“Speaking of gumption, I am here today to tell you that I have finally succeeded in getting that remise -- or discount -- on my latest book and I would like to extend this gift to you as we celebrate the New Year!”
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“Le schéma constitutionnel - remise du pouvoir à la présidente du Sénat puis élections - sera-t-il respecté?”
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“La semaine dernière, J.K. Rowling a tenu un discours lors de la remise de diplômes à Harvard.”
“Caijing: There are media reports that the income of the land remise fund from last year is over 100 billion yuan.”
“Mayor Han: The land remise fund was 68 billion yuan.”
“As I said before, you start from a wrong remise and keep repeating a false claim.”
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