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Definitions of remission:
  • noun:   (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
  • noun:   an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
    Example: "His cancer is in remission"
  • noun:   the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun:   a payment of money sent to a person in another place

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