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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

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


VERB (2)

1. refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision;
[syn: remit, remand, send back]

2. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail;
- Example: "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"
- Example: "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
[syn: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remand \Re*mand"\ (r?-m?nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Remanding.] [F. remander to send word again, L. remandare; pref. re- re- + mandare to commit, order, send word. See Mandate.] To recommit; to send back. [1913 Webster] Remand it to its former place. --South. [1913 Webster] Then were they remanded to the cage again. --Bunyan. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remand \Re*mand"\, n. The act of remanding; the order for recommitment. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

remand n 1: the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial) v 1: refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision [syn: remit, remand, send back] 2: lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life" [syn: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "remand": assign, bring back, commend, commit, commit to prison, commitment, committal, confide, consign, consignment, delegate, enfeoff, entrust, extradite, extradition, give back, give in charge, give in trust, giving back, infeudate, institutionalize, mittimus, put back, recommit, recommitment, reddition, relegate, remandment, remit, remitter, rendition, repatriate, repatriation, restitution, restoration, restore, restoring, return, send back, send to jail, send up, sending back, take back, trust