remise

verb
re·​mise | \ ri-ˈmīz How to pronounce remise (audio) \
remised; remising

Definition of remise

transitive verb

: to give, grant, or release a claim to : deed

First Known Use of remise

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for remise

Middle English remisen, borrowed from Anglo-French remis, past participle of remettre "to put back, restore (to an earlier title)," going back to Latin remittere "to send back, release, waive (a debt, punishment)" — more at remit entry 1

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“Remise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remise. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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remise

transitive verb
re·​mise | \ ri-ˈmīz How to pronounce remise (audio) \
remised; remising

Legal Definition of remise

: to give, grant, or release a claim to

History and Etymology for remise

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

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