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REMAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does remand mean? 

REMAND (noun)
  The noun REMAND has 1 sense:

1. the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)

  Familiarity information: REMAND used as a noun is very rare.


REMAND (verb)
  The verb REMAND has 2 senses:

1. refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
2. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

  Familiarity information: REMAND used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REMAND (noun)


Sense 1remand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("remand" is a kind of...):

return (the act of going back to a prior location)


REMAND (verb)


Sense 1remand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

remand; send back; remit

Hypernyms (to "remand" is one way to...):

challenge (issue a challenge to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 2remand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

put behind bars; jug; jail; incarcerate; imprison; immure; gaol; lag; remand; put away

Context examples:

The suspects were imprisoned without trial / the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

Hypernyms (to "remand" is one way to...):

confine; detain (deprive of freedom; take into confinement)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

They want to remand the prisoners


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