The act of transmitting money, bills, & c., to a distant place in return or payment for goods purchased; the sum transmitted in payment.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The sending of money, bills, etc., in payment; the sum so sent.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The sending of moneys, bills, & c., to a person at a distant place; the sum, bill, & c., remitted.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
That which is remitted: the sending of money, etc., to a distance: also the sum or thing sent.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Something remitted; act of sending money, & c.; The sum sent.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

At the time when your remittance was stolen, but three keys were in existence opening the strong- box in which our receipt- forms are invariably kept.
- No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
Hence he had been glad when that second remittance arrived in such a mysterious manner to let Harley know of it, and to declare that he should repay his sister at once on his return to his uncle's house at the approaching Easter holidays.
- Bessie Bradford's Prize by Joanna H. Mathews
The price of the book is $ 1. 25, including postage, and orders for copies, with remittance for that amount, should be sent to Rural Settlements Association, Cotton Exchange Building, New Orleans, La.
- Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell