1. remission, remittal, subsidence, suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement

usage: an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"

2. remittance, remittal, remission, remitment, payment

usage: a payment of money sent to a person in another place

3. remission, remitment, remit, referral

usage: (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

4. absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin, redemption, salvation

usage: the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

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