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remand (one) into the custody of (someone)

To order that one be placed in or returned to legal custody by some law enforcement official. Given the evidence suggesting a flight risk, the judge remanded the suspect into the custody of the sheriff to await trial. Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I am remanding you into the custody of the Office of the United States Marshal to await sentencing.
See also: custody, of, remand

remand (one) over to (someone or something)

To order that one be placed in or returned to the legal custody of someone or some group. Given the evidence suggesting a flight risk, the judge remanded the suspect over to the sheriff to await trial. Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I am remanding you over to the Office of the United States Marshals to await sentencing.
See also: over, remand

remand (one) to the custody of (someone)

To order that one be placed in or returned to legal custody by some law enforcement official. Given the evidence suggesting a flight risk, the judge remanded the suspect to the custody of the sheriff to await trial. Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I am remanding you to the custody of the Office of the United States Marshals to await sentencing.
See also: custody, of, remand

remand (someone or something) to (something or some place)

1. To order that someone be placed in or returned to the legal custody of some person, place, or group. A noun or pronoun is used between "remand" and "to." Given the evidence suggesting a flight risk, the judge remanded the suspect the sheriff's office to await trial. Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I am remanding you to the state penitentiary until it comes time for your sentencing.
2. To order that something be returned to a lower court for further or additional proceedings. A noun or pronoun is used between "remand" and "to." The appeals court set aside the judgment and remanded the case to the trial court for a completely new hearing. Rather than remand it to the state court, the federal court decided to dismiss the case outright.
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remand someone (in)to the custody of someone

 and remand someone over to someone
to order someone placed into the custody of someone. The court remanded the prisoner into the custody of the sheriff. The judge remanded Mary to the custody of the sheriff. The judge remanded Gerald over to his father.
See also: custody, of, remand
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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