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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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