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Synonyms for remand
rɪˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remand(verb)

    the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)

  2. remit, remand, send back(verb)

    refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

    defer, immure, lag, send back, hold over, slacken, table, imprison, jug, put over, put behind bars, remit, gaol, jail, incarcerate, prorogue, shelve, put off, put away, set back, postpone

  3. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand(verb)

    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

    throw out, toss out, discard, put to sleep, immure, jug, tuck away, jail, toss away, lock, cast away, lock up, remit, shut up, send back, cast aside, put behind bars, fall back, dawdle, dispose, imprison, fall behind, put aside, shut away, cast out, chuck out, toss, throw away, gaol, fling, lock in, lock away, tuck in, lag, put away, incarcerate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remand(v. a.)

    send back, order back

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. remand(n)


  2. remand(v)

    recommit, send back

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "remand":

    lock-, custody, detention, pre-trial, preventive, pretrial, pre-detention

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How to use remand in a sentence?

  1. Masudur Rahman:

    Both of them were arrested on Wednesday night from two separate places, today they will be produced in the court and police will seek a 10-day remand to interrogate them.

  2. Stella Moris:

    The life of my partner, Julian Assange, is at severe risk. He is on remand at HMP Belmarsh, and COVID-19 is spreading within its walls, julian needs to be released now. For him, for our family, and for the society we all want our children to grow up in.

  3. Steve Vladeck:

    Because the Court of Appeals did not reach the larger question of whether Affordable Care Act must now fall, and instead remanded that to the district court, Supreme Court will face far less pressure to take Affordable Care Act now -- versus waiting until Affordable Care Act comes back after that remand, thus, among other things, today's ruling may allow the justices to dodge -- if they want to, anyway.

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