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Remitting

Synonyms:

giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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definition
Definition:
Explanation by qualities; meaning of a word or phrase.

Synonyms:

noun
annotation
gloss, glossary.
attribute
definition.
communication
definition.
definition
clarification, clarity, clearness, contrast, description, determination, distinctness, elucidation, explanation, exposition, focus, interpretation, meaning, precision, sense, sharpness, significance, visibility.
description
analogue, annotation, answer, characterization, clarification, clue, comment, commentary, cue, delimitation, delineation, demarcation, denotation, determination, diagnosis, drift, elucidation, exemplification, explanation, explication, exposition, expounding, fixing, formalization, gloss, individuation, interpretation, key, rationale, rendering, rendition, representation, settling, signification, solution, terminology, translation, Outlining, statement of meaning.
meaning
connotation, crux, denotation, description, drift, explanation, gist, implication, indication, intent, interpretation, meaning, message, pith, point, purpose, relevance, semantics, significance, subject, tenor, thrust, topic, upshot.
sense
rationality, rationalness, sense, shorts, Intendment, intendments, denotatiton, nature of the beast.
verbalization
expression, verbalization.
Examples of usage:
  1. I am speaking only of the definition, which ought not to be a mystery or absurd. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. It was in reference to these futile tendencies that Merck gave him counsel in words which subsequent critics have recognised as the most adequate definition of the essential characteristic of Goethe's genius as a poet. – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  3. Perhaps, however, before entering on the subject- matter of this treatise, my definition of the terms " species" and " variety,"- so far at least as such is practicable,- will be expected of me. – On the Variation of Species, with Especial Reference to the Insecta ; Followed by an Inquiry into the Nature of Genera by Thomas Vernon Wollaston
  4. Yes, I suppose that is our definition of 'forever, ' and as it is a portion of it, we may properly call it thus. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  5. This definition gives so good an idea of the general character of the opera that I do not hesitate to reproduce it here. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey

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