Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who remits, or makes remittance.
  • n. One who pardons.
  • n. The sending or placing back of a person to a title or right formerly held; the restitution of one who obtains possession of property under a defective title, to his rights under some valid title by virtue of which he might legally have entered into possession only by suit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who remits.
  • n. One who pardons.
  • n. One who makes remittance.
  • n. The sending or placing back of a person to a title or right he had before; the restitution of one who obtains possession of property under a defective title, to his rights under some valid title by virtue of which he might legally have entered into possession only by suit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • One who remits.
  • n. In law, the sending or setting back of a person to a title or right he had before; the restitution of a more ancient and certain right to a person who has right to lands, but is out of possession, and has afterward the freehold cast upon him by some subsequent defective title, by operation of law, by virtue of which he enters, the law in such case reinstating him as if possessing under his original title, free of encumbrances suffered by the possessor meanwhile.
  • n. In postal service, the person who fills out the application-blank for a monoy-order; the sender of such an order.

Etymologies

remit +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If I draw this bill where I have no reason to draw it, where I have no demand, or no effects to answer it, or if I give my correspondent no advice of it, I abuse the remitter, that is, the man whose money I take, and this reflects upon my credit that am the drawer, and the next time this tradesman wants money at

    The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.)

  • According to a press release from the FDIC, the counterfeit checks display the word "remitter" above the indemnity notice in the lower-left corner while the words "cashier's check" appear near the top center.

    Orlando Business News - Local Orlando News | The Orlando Business Journal

  • Increase the share of the dollar amount that goes into investment when a remitter send 1 dollar of their hard-earned money; i.e. push that 0.5 dollars to something higher.

    Changing the investment multiplier for remittance dollar

  • Copyright Office as uncollectible, the Copyright Office will cancel the registration and will notify the remitter.

    Copyright Basics

  • Even sending half notes is not always a security, if the remitter does not take the precaution of waiting to hear of the safe arrival of the first half.

    India and the Indians

  • If the remitter or payee be a Peer or a Bishop, his ordinary title is sufficient.

    Canadian Postal Guide

  • When a Canadian money order has been lost, either by the remitter or payee, the circumstance must be made known to the superintendent, who, under certain precautions, will issue a duplicate.

    Canadian Postal Guide

  • When a married woman is either the remitter or payee, her own christian name should be given, and not that of her husband, thus -- "Mrs. Mary Smith," not "Mrs. John Smith."

    Canadian Postal Guide

  • The christian and surnames in full, and residences, both of the remitter and the payee, should be furnished to the issuing postmaster.

    Canadian Postal Guide

  • Money orders which, in consequence of misapprehension of the name of the remitter or place of payment have been erroneously made out, can be returned to the postmaster, and a correct order given in exchange; a new commission, however, will be charged on the corrected order.

    Canadian Postal Guide

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