Re*mis"sion(r?-m?sh"?n), n. [F. rmission, L. remissio. See Remit.] 1. The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up.
2. Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeiture, penalty, debt, etc.
This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.Matt. xxvi. 28.
That ples, therefore, . . .Milton.
Will gain thee no remission.
3. Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation.
(Med.) A temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement.
5. The act of sending back.
6. Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance.
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