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remit

verb

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2 to dismiss as of little importance
  • the judge refused to remit the young man's cavalier disregard for his pile of unpaid speeding tickets and summarily revoked his driver's license

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3 to assign to a later time
  • the legislature has remitted the matter to the next session, where it will most likely die in committee

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The first known use of remit was in the 14th century

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“Remit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/remit. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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