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remission   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋmIʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 riˊmiʃәn 〕


Overview of noun remission

The noun remission has 4 senses


  • remission, remittal, subsidence -- (an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission")

  • remittance, remittal, remission, remitment -- (a payment of money sent to a person in another place)

  • remission, remitment, remit -- ((law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court))

  • absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin -- (the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance)