remise

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See also: Remise and remisé

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈmʌɪz/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman remis, Middle French remis, past participle of remettre (to remit); Middle French remise (noun), from feminine past participle of remettre (to remit).

Verb[edit]

remise (third-person singular simple present remises, present participle remising, simple past and past participle remised)

  1. (transitive) To send or give back.
  2. To surrender all interest in a property by executing a deed, to quitclaim.

Noun[edit]

remise (plural remises)

  1. (obsolete, law) A return or surrender of a claim, property etc. [15th–19th c.]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French remise.

Noun[edit]

remise (plural remises)

  1. (now historical) A house for covered carriages; a chaise house. [from 17th c.]
    • 1759–1767, [Laurence Sterne], The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, volume (please specify |volume=I to IX), London: [] T. Becket and P. A. Dehondt, []:
      long before we had got to the door of the remise, Fancy had finished the whole head
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita:
      [T]his technique implied the existence of garages specializing in "stage-automobile" operations, but I never could discover the remises he used [] .
  2. (obsolete) A hired livery carriage of a kind superior to an ordinary fiacre; so called because kept in a remise. [17th–19th c.]
    • 1751, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, vol II, ch. 44:
      [H]e actually departed from Paris with two or three gentlemen of his acquaintance, who had hired a Remise for a jaunt to Versailles; and having accompanied them as far as the village of Passé, returned in the dusk of the evening on foot.
  3. (fencing) A renewal of a failed action, without withdrawing the arm. [from 19th c.]
  4. (music) The repetition or return of the opening material later in a composition.

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Czech[edit]

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remise f

  1. (medicine) remission

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Further reading[edit]

  • remise in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • remise in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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remise f (plural remises, diminutive remisetje n)

  1. carriage house
  2. tram house
  3. (chess) a tie, draw

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb remettre. Compare mise.

Verb[edit]

remise f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of remettre

Noun[edit]

remise f (plural remises)

  1. delivery, handing over; handover
  2. remission; reduction
  3. discount, reduction
  4. shed, carriage house
  5. deferment, postponement

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb remiser.

Verb[edit]

remise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of remiser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of remiser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of remiser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of remiser
  5. second-person singular imperative of remiser

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

remise m (plural remises)

  1. (Argentina) taxi, taxicab