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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v remand refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
    • v remand 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"
    • n remand the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Remand The act of remanding; the order for recommitment.
    • v. t Remand To recommit; to send back. "Remand it to its former place.""Then were they remanded to the cage again."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • remand To send, call, or order back: as, to remand an officer from a distant place.
    • remand In law, to send back, as a prisoner, on refusing his application to be discharged, or a cause from an appellate court to the court of original jurisdiction.
    • n remand The state of being remanded, recommitted, or held over; the act of remanding.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Remand rē-mand to recommit or send back
    • n Remand state or act of being remanded or recommitted, as a prisoner
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. remander, to send word again, L. remandare,; pref. re-, re- + mandare, to commit, order, send word. See Mandate


In literature:

Christian, who it seems had been remanded, contrives to escape.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
I'm remanded to the tower, sure enough.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
He was now, in March, still kept in Galway jail under remand from the magistrates.
"The Landleaguers" by Anthony Trollope
For the present, he should remand the prisoner until Wednesday next.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
The half-breed was remanded to jail for trial for the Talpers slaying.
"Mystery Ranch" by Arthur Chapman
On being remanded to his cell he fell into a dull brooding.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
That the court may at its discretion, according to circumstances, remand or discharge the prisoner.
"A Letter to the Hon. Samuel Eliot, Representative in Congress From the City of Boston, In Reply to His Apology For Voting For the Fugitive Slave Bill." by Hancock
They, of course, declined the tonsorial ceremonies and were remanded to Camp Chase.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
That court reversed the judgment below, and remanded the cause to the circuit, for a new trial.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
His examination lasted but a few minutes, when he was remanded back to prison.
"Josephine" by John S. C. Abbott
Sullivan was thereupon remanded to jail.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
A man of larger attainments should not be remanded to duties so small.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
A sergeant and a dragoon being pointed out as the offenders, were remanded to Halifax, condemned by a court-martial, and executed.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
The soldiers in the Champ-de-Mars were then ordered to attack them, but refused to fire, and were remanded back to their quarters.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
She was remanded for trial.
"Women of America" by John Rouse Larus
It was apparently a complicated case, for Carrel had been remanded and bail refused.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
Soon after Galileo was remanded to Arcetri.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
The prisoners stand remanded till to-morrow morning at ten o'clock.
"Nevermore" by Rolf Boldrewood
On Sunday, the 31st, the magistrates again sat, and remanded the defendant in custody.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Judge Hepburne decided that the magistrate first employed had no right to commit the alleged fugitives, but he himself remanded them.
"Fugitive Slaves" by Marion Gleason McDougall

In poetry:

Yea, when he gives the deepest lash,
Love leads the wounding hand:
His stroke, when sin has got a dash,
Thy Husband will remand.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
What’s man but a heathenish bandit?
Earth’s charity proves but a lie -
Tis given with looks that remand it;
Philanthropy’s all in your eye.
"The Misanthrope's Reverie" by Joseph Warren Watson
If guiltless, how she have been slandered!
If guilty, wengeance will not fail:
Meanwhile the lady is remanded
And gev three hundred pouns in bail.
"The Knight And The Lady" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Medical Malpractice – Exclusion Of Expert Witness – Remand As Leave Granted.
Man accused in fake cancer scam beaten up while in custody at Calgary Remand Centre.
An Environmental Protection Agency review board had denied a request to remand a Cape Wind permit back to the regional EPA.
Criminal Law – Remand ordered in SORA sentencing case.
Taxation – Trial court properly calculated tax refund on remand.
Civil Procedure – Removal – Untimely Motion To Remand.
The 50-year-old was remanded on bail and is due to appear before the city's crown court on 4 December.
Federal Circuit Remands Case for New Attorney Fee Calculation .
Remand – Restitution cannot be parole condition .
The Aug 30 beating prompted Manitoba Corrections to conduct its own review of the Remand Centre.
Darrell Fuller remanded in court until November 19.
He was charged with theft by deception, forgery and access device fraud and remanded to the Lackawanna County Prison in lieu of $10,000.
Spikes was remanded to Genesee County Jail without bail.
The Indiana Supreme Court found that a final jury instruction in a woman's trial for receiving stolen property did not correctly state the law, and it remanded for a new trial.
Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded.