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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

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

  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



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