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Synonyms for remit
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remit(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    remitment, remission

  2. remission, remitment, remit(verb)

    (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

    Synonyms:
    remittance, remission, subsidence, remitment, remission of sin, remittal, absolution

  3. remit(verb)

    send (money) in payment

    "remit $25"

    Synonyms:
    table, shelve, put over, postpone, set back, put off, hold over, send back, slacken, prorogue, remand, defer

  4. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

    Synonyms:
    put back, put over, elude, circumvent, set back, turn off, confuse, sidestep, dishearten, remand, give in, parry, dodge, bow, send back, tabulate, accede, flurry, prorogue, hedge, put off, evade, defer, tabularise, table, tabularize, carry over, postpone, duck, slacken, shelve, hold over, disconcert, knock back, get across, fudge, submit, skirt

  5. remit(verb)

    release from (claims, debts, or taxes)

    "The taxes were remitted"

    Synonyms:
    table, shelve, put over, postpone, set back, put off, hold over, send back, slacken, prorogue, remand, defer

  6. remit, remand, send back(verb)

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

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

  7. remit(verb)

    forgive

    "God will remit their sins"

    Synonyms:
    table, shelve, put over, postpone, set back, put off, hold over, send back, slacken, prorogue, remand, defer

  8. slacken, remit(verb)

    make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

    Synonyms:
    defer, shelve, slow down, send back, set back, hold over, slacken, table, remand, put over, slow, slack up, prorogue, relax, slack, put off, slow up, postpone

  9. remit(verb)

    diminish or abate

    "The pain finally remitted"

    Synonyms:
    table, shelve, put over, postpone, set back, put off, hold over, send back, slacken, prorogue, remand, defer

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remit(v)

    To pardon is to let pass, as a fault or sin, without resentment, blame, or punishment. Forgive has reference to feelings, pardon to consequences; hence, the executive may pardon, but has nothing to do officially with forgiving. Personal injury may be forgiven by the person wronged; thus, God at once forgives and pardons; the pardoned sinner is exempt from punishment; the forgiven sinner is restored to the divine favor. To pardon is the act of a superior, implying the right to punish; to forgive is the privilege of the humblest person who has been wronged or offended. In law, to remit the whole penalty is equivalent to pardoning the offender; but a part of a penalty may be remitted and the remainder inflicted, as where the penalty includes both fine and imprisonment. To condone is to put aside a recognized offense by some act which restores the offender to forfeited right or privilege, and is the act of a private individual, without legal formalities. To excuse is to overlook some slight offense, error, or breach of etiquette; pardon is often used by courtesy in nearly the same sense. A person may speak of excusing or forgiving himself, but not of pardoning himself. Compare ABSOLVE; PARDON, n.

    Synonyms:
    absolve, acquit, condone, excuse, forgive, overlook, pardon, pardon, pass by, pass over

    Antonyms:
    castigate, chasten, chastise, condemn, convict, correct, doom, punish, recompense, scourge, sentence, visit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. remit

    Synonyms:
    relax, pardon, absolve, forego, discontinue, surrender, forgive, resign

    Antonyms:
    increase, intensity, enforce, exact

Editors Contribution

  1. area of responsibility

    synonym for area of responsibility

    Submitted by rinat on August 12, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    return, restore, replace, send back

  2. remit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    relax, diminish, abate, bate

  3. remit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    forgive, pardon, absolve, excuse, overlook, pass over

  4. remit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    resign, surrender, give up, deliver up

  5. remit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    transmit, forward, send

  6. remit(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    slacken, abate, lessen, diminish, decrease, grow less

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    competence, mandate, pay, jurisdiction, mission, task, responsibility

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Translations for remit

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  • صلاحياتArabic
  • remitirSpanish
  • vastuualue, toimiala, lähettääFinnish
  • remettreFrench
  • rimettereItalian
  • rīmitiMāori
  • пересылать, компетенция, переводить, перевести, перечислять, перечислить, переслатьRussian
  • జమ చేయుTelugu
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