Synonyms of remission in English:



  • 1 the remission of all taxation on export sales for ten years
    cancellation, setting aside, suspension, revocation, repeal, rescinding, abrogation
  • 2British he was released within three years after remission for good behaviour
    reduction in sentence, reduced sentence; allowance, deduction
  • 3 spontaneous remission of acute leukaemia is unusual
    respite, abeyance; diminution of intensity, diminution of severity, period of temporary recovery
  • 4 the wind howled that night without remission
    respite, lessening, abatement, easing, moderation, decrease, reduction; diminution, slackening, dying down, dwindling, lull, ebbing, waning
    informal let-up
  • 5 the remission of sins
    forgiveness, pardoning, absolution, exoneration, exculpation
    historical indulgence
  • 6 the remission of the matter to a subcommittee
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