remit

If you send your client a bill for your consulting services, be sure to include your address so he knows where to remit the payment.

Remit means send back, and it has many uses. If you remit payment, you send it back to the person you owe it to. If you’ve been in prison for five years of a seven-year sentence but you’ve been on good behavior, a judge might remit the remainder of your sentence and let you go free.

Definitions of remit
  1. verb
    send (money) in payment
    remit $25”
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    type of:
    pay
    give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
  2. verb
    hold back to a later time
    synonyms: defer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, table
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    call
    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
    hold
    stop dealing with
    suspend
    render temporarily ineffective
    probate
    put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
    reprieve, respite
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
    type of:
    delay
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  3. verb
    release from (claims, debts, or taxes)
    “The taxes were remitted
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    cancel, strike down
    declare null and void; make ineffective
  4. verb
    forgive
    “God will remit their sins”
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    type of:
    forgive
    stop blaming or grant forgiveness
  5. verb
    refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
    synonyms: remand, send back
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    challenge
    issue a challenge to
  6. noun
    (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
    synonyms: remission, remitment
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    type of:
    referral
    the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)
  7. verb
    make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
    synonyms: slacken
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    douse, dowse
    slacken
    type of:
    loose, loosen
    make loose or looser
  8. verb
    diminish or abate
    “The pain finally remitted
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    decrease, diminish, fall, lessen
    decrease in size, extent, or range
  9. noun
    the topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
    “they set up a group with a remit to suggest ways for strengthening family life”
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    type of:
    issue, matter, subject, topic
    some situation or event that is thought about
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