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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French remise.

NounEdit

remise (plural remises)

  1. (music) The repetition or return of the opening material later in a composition.
  2. (fencing) A renewal of a failed action, without withdrawing the arm.
  3. (historical) A house for covered carriages; a chaise house.
    • 1955, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
      [] this technique implied the existence of garages specializing in "stage-automobile" operations, but I never could discover the remises he used
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sterne to this entry?)
  4. (historical) A livery carriage of a kind superior to an ordinary fiacre; so called because kept in a remise.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cooper to this entry?)

VerbEdit

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

  1. To surrender all interest in a property by executing a deed, to quitclaim.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

remise f

  1. (medicine) remission

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Further readingEdit

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

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

remise f (plural remises, diminutive remisetje n)

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

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the verb remettre. Compare mise.

VerbEdit

remise f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of remettre

NounEdit

remise f (plural remises)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From the verb remiser.

VerbEdit

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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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

remise m (plural remises)

  1. (Argentina) taxi, taxicab