[syn: absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Remittal \Re*mit"tal\ (-tal), n.
A remitting; a giving up; surrender; as, the remittal of the
first fruits. --Swift.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a payment of money sent to a person in another place [syn:
remittance, remittal, remission, remitment]
2: an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations
of a disease); "his cancer is in remission" [syn:
remission, remittal, subsidence]
3: the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as
pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance [syn:
absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin]