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remission

 
Noun remission has 4 senses
  1. 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
    Derived form: verb remit7
  2. remittance, remittal, remission, remitment - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    --2 is a kind of payment
  3. remission, remitment, remit - (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)
    --3 is a kind of referral
    Derived form: verb remit4
  4. 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
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