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Meaning of remit

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is
           expected to deal with or has authority to deal with; "they
           set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for
           strengthening family life"
      2: (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law
         case to another court) [syn: {remission}, {remitment},
      v 1: send (money) in payment; "remit $25"
      2: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam" [syn:
         {postpone}, {prorogue}, {hold over}, {put over}, {table},
         {shelve}, {set back}, {defer}, {remit}, {put off}]
      3: release from (claims, debts, or taxes); "The taxes were
      4: refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or
         authority or court for decision [syn: {remit}, {remand},
         {send back}]
      5: forgive; "God will remit their sins"
      6: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness [syn:
         {slacken}, {remit}]
      7: diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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