"remits" in the noun sense
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. remission, remitment, remit
law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
"remits" in the verb sense
send (money) in payment
2. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off
hold back to a later time
"let's postpone the exam"
release from (claims, debts, or taxes
"The taxes were remitted"
4. remit, remand, send back
refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
"God will remit their sins"
6. slacken, remit
make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
diminish or abate
"The pain finally remitted"
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