Definitions For Remit


  • (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
  • The topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
  • An area of responsibility and authority


  • Diminish or abate
  • Make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
  • Forgive
  • Refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
  • Release from (claims, debts, or taxes)
  • Send (money) in payment
  • Hold back to a later time
  • To send (money) as a payment
  • To cancel or free someone from (a punishment, debt, etc.)

Is Remit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Remit is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Remit in a Sentence

  • Please remit $1,000 upon receipt of this letter.
  • Payment can be remitted by check.
  • The governor remitted the remainder of her life sentence.

Synonyms for Remit

Antonyms for Remit

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