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English noun: remittal

1. remittal (possession) a payment of money sent to a person in another place


Synonymsremission, remitment, remittance


Broader (hypernym)payment

2. remittal (event) an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)


SamplesHis cancer is in remission.


Synonymsremission, subsidence


Broader (hypernym)abatement, hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension


Narrower (hyponym)resolution

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


Synonymsabsolution, remission, remission of sin


Broader (hypernym)redemption, salvation


Narrower (hyponym)indulgence


Part meronympenance









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