What is Remand ?

Remand is (noun) sending a prisoner away for a time when a case is adjourned to be heard at a later date prisoner on remand, remand prisoner prisoner who has been told to come back to the court at a later date The court ordered the prisoner to be kept on remand. A large proportion of the prisoners in this jail are remand prisoners. (verb) 1. to send a prisoner away to reappear later to answer a case which has been adjourned he was remanded in custody or remanded on bail for two weeks he was sent to prison or allowed to go free on payment of bail while waiting to return to court two weeks later 2. US to send a case back to a lower court


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level