remise

verb

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

transitive verb

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of remise was in the 15th century

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“Remise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remise. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Legal Definition

remise

transitive verb
re·​mise ri-ˈmīz How to pronounce remise (audio)
remised; remising
: to give, grant, or release a claim to
Etymology

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

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