Definition of "remise" [re•mise]

  • To relinquish a claim to; surrender by deed. (verb-transitive)

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Use "remise" in a sentence
  • "(Voitures de Place) and Voitures de Remise was abolished and the following "Tarif Maximum" appointed for both, provided the latter are hired in the street (not from a "remise")."
  • "'remise'; there are 2 options for journeys by car here; taxis which use meters and remise for which a fixed price is agreed for a journey."
  • "Speaking of gumption, I am here today to tell you that I have finally succeeded in getting that remise -- or discount -- on my latest book and I would like to extend this gift to you as we celebrate the New Year!"