Definition of remit

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • remit is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • remit is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • remit is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of remit


  • make slack as by lessening tension or firmness (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. slacken
  • refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. remand
    2. send back
  • (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. remission
    2. remitment
  • hold back to a later time (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. defer
    2. hold over
    3. postpone
    4. prorogue
    5. put off
    6. put over
    7. set back
    8. shelve
    9. table
  • diminish or abate (verb)

    Examples

    1. The pain finally remitted
  • forgive (verb)

    Examples

    1. God will remit their sins
  • release from (claims, debts, or taxes) (verb)

    Examples

    1. The taxes were remitted
  • send (money) in payment (verb)

    Examples

    1. remit $25
  • the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with (noun)

    Examples

    1. they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life

See definition of remit in Merriam Webster

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