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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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