Definition of remise in English:

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remise

Pronunciation: /rɪˈmiːz/
Fencing

verb

[no object]
Make a second thrust after the first has failed.
Example sentences
  • When you remise against an immediate riposte, it will likely generate a double touch, causing you to get hit (which is bad); so this is given a big thumb's down.

noun

A second thrust made after the first has failed.
Example sentences
  • You never allow a remise to get past your guard like that.
  • The next touch was Haslette's, won after a stunning exchange of parries, counterparries, cutovers, counterattacks, remises, ripostes - almost every close-range trick anyone there knew.

Origin

French, past participle of remettre 'put back'.

Words that rhyme with remise

advise, apprise, apprize, arise, assize, capsize, chastise, comprise, demise, despise, devise, downsize, excise, flies, guise, incise, low-rise, misprize, outsize, previse, prise, prize, revise, rise, size, surmise, surprise, uprise, wise

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