Definitions for: Remand


[n] the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)
[v] of appeal courts
[v] lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*mand" (r?-m?nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remanded; p.
pr. & vb. n. Remanding.] [F. remander to send word again,
L. remandare; pref. re- re- + mandare to commit, order, send
word. See Mandate.]
To recommit; to send back.

Remand it to its former place. --South.

Then were they remanded to the cage again. --Bunyan.


Re*mand", n.
The act of remanding; the order for recommitment.

Synonyms: gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, lag, put away, put behind bars, remit, send back

See Also: challenge, confine, detain, return

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