- The definition of a remand is an act of being sent back.
An example of a remand is the act of sending a court case back to a lower court for further action.
- Remand is defined as to send back.
An example of to remand is to send a prisoner back to jail.
- to send back; order to go back
- to send (a prisoner or accused person) back into custody, as to await trial or further investigation
- to send (a case) back to a lower court for additional proceedings
Origin of remandMiddle English remaunden ; from Old French remander ; from Late Latin remandare, to notify in return ; from Classical Latin re-, back + mandare, to order: see mandate
transitive verbre·mand·ed, re·mand·ing, re·mands
Origin of remandMiddle English remaunden, from Old French remander, from Late Latin remandare, to send back word : Latin re-, re- + Latin mandare, to order; see man-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present remands, present participle remanding, simple past and past participle remanded)
Middle English remaunden (“to send back") â† Middle French remander (“to send back") â† Late Latin remandare (“to send backward") â† Latin remandare (“to order")
remand - Legal Definition
- To send back for further consideration; an appeals court may remand a case back to the lower court for further action or for a new trial;
- To send a prisoner back to custody after denying a plea for bail.