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remand

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verb re·mand \ri-ˈmand\

Simple Definition of remand

  • : to send (a case) back to another court of law to be tried or dealt with again

  • : to order (someone) to go somewhere

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of remand

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to order back: as a :  to send back (a case) to another court or agency for further action b :  to return to custody pending trial or for further detention

remand noun

Examples of remand in a sentence

  1. The judge remanded the case for further consideration.



Origin of remand

Middle English remaunden, from Anglo-French remander, from Late Latin remandare to send back word, from Latin re- + mandare to order — more at mandate


First Known Use: 15th century


Law Dictionary

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remand

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verb re·mand \ri-ˈmand\

Legal Definition of remand

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to return (a case or matter) from one court to another esp. lower court or from a court to an administrative agency <the judgment of the trial court is reversed and the cause remanded to the superior court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion — McCarton v. Estate of Watson, 693 P.2d 192 (1984)> — compare affirm

  3. 2 :  to send (an accused) back into custody by court order (as pending trial) :  turn (a prisoner) over for continued detention

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to return a case to a lower court or other tribunal <the court remanded for resentencing — K. A. Cohen>



Origin of remand

Anglo-French remander, from Middle French, to order back, from Late Latin remandare to send back word, from Latin re- back + mandare to order


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remand

noun re·mand

Legal Definition of remand

  1. 1 :  the act of remanding or state of being remanded

  2. 2 :  an order remanding a case or person





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