remit,vb.1. To pardon or forgive <the wife could not remit her husband’s infidelity>.2. To

abate or slacken; to mitigate <the receipt of money damages remitted the embarrassment of being

fired>.3. To refer (a matter for decision) to some authority, esp. to send back (a case) to a lower

court <the appellate court remitted the case to the trial court for further factual determinations>.

See REMAND. [Cases: Administrative Law and Procedure 817; Appeal and Error 1106, 1178;

Criminal Law 1181.5; Federal Courts 943.1. C.J.S. Appeal and Error §§ 864–865, 945–946,

951–952; Public Administrative Law and Procedure§§ 254–255.] 4. To send or put back to a

previous condition or position <a landlord’s breach of a lease does not justify the tenant’s refusal to

pay rent; instead, the tenant is remitted to the right to recover damages>.5. To transmit (as money)

<upon receiving the demand letter, she promptly remitted the amount due>. — remissible (for

senses 1–4), adj. — remittable (for sense 5), adj. [Blacks Law 8th]