remittal (n.)

  1. a payment of money sent to a person in another place

    [ Syn: remittance , remission , remitment ]

  2. an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); his cancer is in remission

    [ Syn: remission , subsidence ]

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

    [ Syn: absolution , remission , remission of sin ]

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