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remise

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verb re·mise \ri-ˈmīz\

Definition of remise

remised

remising

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give, grant, or release a claim to :  deed



Origin and Etymology of remise

Middle English, from Anglo-French remis, past participle of remettre to put back, from Latin remittere to send back


First Known Use: 15th century


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remise

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transitive verb re·mise \ri-ˈmīz\

Legal Definition of remise

remised

remising

  1. :  to give, grant, or release a claim to



Origin and Etymology of remise

Middle French remis, past participle of remettre to put back, from Latin remittere to send back


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