From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishremandre‧mand1 /rɪˈmɑːnd $ rɪˈmænd/ verb [transitive] law 1 SCT British English to send someone back from a court of law, to wait for their trial Smith was remanded in custody (=kept in prison) until Tuesday. He’s been remanded on bail for a month (=allowed to leave the law court and go home to wait for trial).Grammar Remand is usually passive in this meaning.2 American English to send a case to be dealt with in another court The court remanded the case for trial.
Examples from the Corpusremand• Moore was remanded in custody and Smyth was released on £200 bail.• He was remanded in custody in Oxford last Saturday charged with the murder of all three.• The judge, Andrew Brooks, told the two they would be remanded in custody till then.• The youth was remanded in custody until November 11.• They took me over to Cheapside and I was remanded in custody.• The appeals court effectively removed Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson from the case by remanding it to another court for further review.• He was remanded on bail until July 6 for reports.• The case should be remanded to state court.• Individuals may be remanded to the custody of the Marshals Service.remanded in custody• The case was adjourned until June 26 and Rahim was remanded in custody.• The offending only ended when he turned 15 and could be remanded in custody.• They took me over to Cheapside and I was remanded in custody.• Moore was remanded in custody and Smyth was released on £200 bail.• The judge, Andrew Brooks, told the two they would be remanded in custody till then.• All three were remanded in custody until December 29.• The pair were refused bail and remanded in custody until November 13.remandremand2 noun [uncountable] British English SCTthe period of time that someone spends in prison before their trialon remand Evans committed suicide while on remand in Parkhurst prison. remand prisoners
Examples from the Corpusremand• As the years had progressed a series of petty crimes had seen him in remand homes, borstals and finally prison.• Another problem is remand for very difficult children.• The £32 million remand prison has 156 single and 72 shared cells, each with its own lavatory and washbasin.• The problem of remand prisoners, is particularly acute.• But because he'd already served five weeks on remand he was released.• We were on remand for about three months and then we were up at the Crown court.• The examination of Price took place in the context of proceedings for the remand inabsentia of the applicant.• However, controversy continued to rage over certain aspects of the remand decision-making process.Origin remand1 (1400-1500) Old French remander, from Late Latin remandare “to send back word”, from Latin mandare; → MANDATE1