Pronunciation: (ri-mit'ur),[key] —n. 1. Law. a. the principle or operation by which a person who enters on an estate by a defective title, and who previously had an earlier and more valid title to it, is adjudged to hold it by the earlier and more valid one.
b. the act of remitting a case to another court for decision.
2. restoration, as to a former right or condition.
3. Also,re•mit'tor.a person or company that remits or makes a remittance.