Definition of Remittance

1. Noun. A payment of money sent to a person in another place.

Exact synonyms: Remission, Remitment, Remittal
Generic synonyms: Payment
Derivative terms: Remit, Remit, Remit



Definition of Remittance

1. n. The act of transmitting money, bills, or the like, esp. to a distant place, as in satisfaction of a demand, or in discharge of an obligation.

Definition of Remittance

1. Noun. A payment to a remote recipient. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Remittance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Remittance

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remission of sin
remissions
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remissness
remissnesses
remissory
remit
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remittance (current term)
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Literary usage of Remittance

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"LEGACY in a foreign country and coin, as Sicca Rupees by a Will in India : if paid by remittance to this Country, the payment must be according to the ..."

2. International Remittances: Information on Products, Costs, and Consumer by Yvonne D. Jones (2006)
"remittance senders in the United States have a number of methods and product ... A remittance sender in the United States can send money through formal ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1862)
"The one leading cause is the disp si- tion to hold gold, and the other, the distrust which induces the remittance of capital out of the country. ..."

4. Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (1897)
"He was a "remittance man," the first one I had ever seen or heard of. Passengers explained the term to me. They said that dissipated ne'er- do-weels ..."

5. The Writings of James Monroe: Including a Collection of His Public and by James Monroe (1900)
"The first respects my own salary, the second a remittance made of 6.000 dollars for the family of Fayette. I had no other money entrusted to me for foreign ..."

6. Practical Bank Operation by Loyd Helvetius Langston, First National City Bank of New York (1921)
"Letters Sent on Transfer or remittance Basis Items sent out for collection on a transfer or a remittance basis obviously cannot be charged to the deposit ..."

7. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1851)
"252 50 Equal to 100 552-1000 per cent on cost of this remittance. Net proceedĀ« $10800 82 remittance received February 22, 1851 $20000 00 Charges as above ..."

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