re·mand 1 /ri-'mand/ vb [Anglo-French remander, from Middle French, to order back, from Late Latin remandare to send back word, from Latin re- back + mandare to order]
1: to return (a case or matter) from one court to another esp. lower court or from a court to an administrative agency
the judgment of the trial court is reversed and the cause remand ed to the superior court for further proceedings consistent with this opinionMcCarton v. Estate of Watson, 693 P.2d 192 (1984) compare affirm
2: to send (an accused) back into custody by court order (as pending trial): turn (a prisoner) over for continued detention
vi: to return a case to a lower court or other tribunal
the court remand ed for resentencing — K. A. Cohen
remand 2 n
1: the act of remanding or state of being remanded
2: an order remanding a case or person

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I verb command back, commit, commit to an institution, consign, delegate, entrust, imprison again, order back, reassign, recommit, reincarcerate, reinstitutionalize, relegate, remit, remittere, replace, restore, return, return to prison, send, send back, transfer associated concepts: general remand, reversed and remanded II index bondage, confine, constraint (imprisonment), detain (hold in custody), recommit, relegate, remit (submit for consideration)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(1) For an appellate court to send a case back to a lower court for reconsideration.
(2) To place someone in custody, such as a defendant, while a trial is adjourned.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

the disposal of an accused person during further process of law. A person may be remanded on bail or in custody.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

To send back. For example, an appeals court might reverse a lower court's decision and send a matter back to that court for a new trial. Or a judge might remand into custody a person accused of a crime, if there appears to be a legal reason to hold the person for trial.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

1 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;
2 To send a prisoner back to custody after denying a plea for bail.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

To send back.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

To send back.
II To send a dispute back to the court where it was originally heard. Usually it is an appellate court that remands a case for proceedings in the trial court consistent with the appellate court's ruling.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   to send back. An appeals court may remand a case to the trial court for further action if it reverses the judgment of the lower court, or after a preliminary hearing a judge may remand into custody a person accused of a crime if the judge finds that a there is reason to hold the accused for trial.
   See also: appeal, preliminary hearing

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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