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Definition 1: the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial) - [noun denoting act]

(remand is a kind of ...) the act of going back to a prior location

"they set out on their return to the base camp"

Definition 2: refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for remand in the sense of this definition

(remand is a kind of ...) issue a challenge to

"Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"

Samples where remand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
  • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

Synonyms for remand in the sense of this definition

(remand is a kind of ...) deprive of freedom; take into confinement

(remand belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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