Definitions of remittal
  1. noun
    an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
    synonyms: remission, subsidence
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    the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
    type of:
    abatement, hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension
    an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  2. noun
    a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    synonyms: remission, remitment, remittance
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    type of:
    a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
  3. noun
    the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    synonyms: absolution, remission, remission of sin
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    the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution
    type of:
    redemption, salvation
    (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
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