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English noun: remand

1. remand (act) the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)

Broader (hypernym)return

English verb: remand

1. remand (communication) refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

Synonymsremit, send back

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)challenge

2. remand (social) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

SamplesThe suspects were imprisoned without trial.
The murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life.

ExamplesThey want to remand the prisoners

Synonymsgaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, lag, put away, put behind bars

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)confine, detain

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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