Submit Sub*mit", v. i. 1. To yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender. [1913 Webster]

The revolted provinces presently submitted. --C. Middleton. [1913 Webster]

2. To yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce. [1913 Webster]

To thy husband's will Thine shall submit. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring. [1913 Webster]

Our religion requires from us . . . to submit to pain, disgrace, and even death. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • submit — sub·mit vb sub·mit·ted, sub·mit·ting vt 1: to yield or subject to control or authority to submit himself to the jurisdiction of the tribal court Sheppard v. Sheppard, 655 P.2d 895 (1982) 2 a: to present or propose to another for review,… …   Law dictionary

  • submit — sub‧mit [səbˈmɪt] verb submitted PTandPPX submitting PRESPARTX [transitive] 1. to give a plan, piece of writing etc to someone in authority for them to consider or approve: • All applications must be submitted by Monday. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • Submit — Sub*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Submitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Submitting}.] [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See {Missile}.] 1. To let down; to lower. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Sometimes the hill submits itself a while.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submit — [v1] comply, endure abide, accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, agree, appease, bend, be submissive, bow, buckle, capitulate, cave, cede, concede, defer, eat crow*, fold, give away, give ground, give in, give way, go with the flow*, grin and bear it* …   New thesaurus

  • submit — (v.) late 14c., to place (oneself) under the control of another, from L. submittere to yield, lower, let down, put under, reduce, from sub under (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Sense of refer to another… …   Etymology dictionary

  • submit — *yield, capitulate, succumb, relent, defer, bow, cave Analogous words: surrender, abandon, resign, *relinquish: abide, endure, suffer, *bear Antonyms: resist, withstand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • submit — ► VERB (submitted, submitting) 1) accept or yield to a superior force or stronger person. 2) subject to a particular process, treatment, or condition. 3) present (a proposal or application) for consideration or judgement. 4) (especially in… …   English terms dictionary

  • submit — [səb mit′] vt. submitted, submitting [ME submitten < L submittere < sub , under, down + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to present or refer to others for decision, consideration, etc. 2. to yield to the action, control, power, etc. of… …   English World dictionary

  • submit */*/*/ — UK [səbˈmɪt] / US verb Word forms submit : present tense I/you/we/they submit he/she/it submits present participle submitting past tense submitted past participle submitted 1) [transitive] to formally give something to someone so that they can… …   English dictionary

  • submit — verb 1 give/propose sth so that it can be discussed ADVERB ▪ formally ▪ He formally submitted his resignation. ▪ respectfully (law, esp. BrE) ▪ May I respectfully submit that this is not the right thing to do? …   Collocations dictionary

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