remittance

noun re·mit·tance \ ri-ˈmi-tᵊn(t)s \
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of remittance

1 a : a sum of money remitted
b : an instrument by which money is remitted
2 : transmittal of money (as to a distant place)

Examples of remittance in a Sentence

  1. Remittance can be made by check or credit card.

  2. she always mails in her remittance on time so she won't ever be charged a late fee on her electric bill

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First Known Use of remittance

1672

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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REMITTANCE Defined for English Language Learners

remittance

Definition of remittance for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that is sent as a payment for something

  • : the act of sending money as a payment for something


REMITTANCE Defined for Kids

remittance

noun re·mit·tance \ ri-ˈmi-tᵊns \

Definition of remittance for Students

: money sent in payment

Law Dictionary

remittance

noun re·mit·tance \ ri-ˈmit-ᵊns \

legal Definition of remittance

1 a : a sum of money remitted
b : an instrument by which money is remitted
2 : transmittal of money (as to a distant place)


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