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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"
--1 is a kind of suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement
--1 has particulars: resolution
- remittance, remittal, remission, remitment - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
--2 is a kind of payment
- remission, remitment, remit - (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
--3 is a kind of referral
- absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
--4 is a kind of redemption, salvation
--4 is a part of penance
--4 has particulars: indulgence