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remand

re·mand

remand

 
pronunciation:
rih maend
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: remanded, remanding, remands
definition 1: to transfer or send back.
definition 2: in law, to transfer (a prisoner) to the custody of another court or other official agency or institution to await further proceedings.
He was remanded to the custody of federal agents.
definition 3: in law, to send (a case) back to a lower court for further consideration.
similar words:
remit
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of sending back.
similar words:
remit
definition 2: the condition of having been sent back or remanded.
in prison on remand
definition 3: one who has been placed in official custody while awaiting further proceedings.
Word Parts
The word remand contains the following part:
mand Latin root that means give an order