remittal

Primary Meanings of remittal

1.
n
an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
2.
n
a payment of money sent to a person in another place
3.
n
the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
Full Definitions of remittal
1

n an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

Synonyms:
remission, subsidence
Types:
resolution
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

n a payment of money sent to a person in another place

Synonyms:
remission, remitment, remittance
Type of:
payment
a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
3

n the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

Synonyms:
absolution, remission, remission of sin
Types:
indulgence
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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