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Definition of Remission


  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.
  3. Diminution of intensity; abatement; relaxation.
  4. 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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