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Meaning of REMAND

Pronunciation:  ri'mand

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)
  2. [v]  of appeal courts
  3. [v]  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

REMAND is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, lag, put away, put behind bars, remit, send back
 See Also: challenge, confine, detain, return



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*mand"\ (r?-m?nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Remanded}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Remanding}.] [F. remander to send word again,
    L. remandare; pref. re- re- + mandare to commit, order, send
    word. See {Mandate}.]
    To recommit; to send back.
          Remand it to its former place.           --South.
          Then were they remanded to the cage again. --Bunyan.
  2. \Re*mand"\, n.
    The act of remanding; the order for recommitment.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: To send a dispute back to the court where it was originally heard. Usually it is an appellate court that remands a case for proceedings in the trial court consistent with the appellate court's ruling.