from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Remission.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A remitting; a giving up; surrender.
  • noun The act of sending, as money; remittance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A remitting; a giving up; surrender.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Anything remitted; remittance

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun a payment of money sent to a person in another place
  • noun an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)


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