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Definitions of submit

  1. To yield one's person to the power of another; to surrender; to yield one's opinion; to be subject; to be submissive. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To yield to the authority or will of another; surrender; to present for, or refer to, the judgment of another; as, to submit a question to others; to offer as one's own opinion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To refer to the judgment of another: to surrender to another. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To refer to the judgment or authority of another; surrender to another. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To give up to another; yield. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To present for the judgment of another. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To offer as one's own opinion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To yield one's self to another: to surrender: to yield one's opinion: to be subject:-pr.p. submitting; pa .t. and pa.p. submitted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To yield; surrender; acquiesce. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. put on an application, apply for a job, in a competition, etc.; "We put in a grant to the NSF" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. refer for judgment or consideration; "She submitted a proposal to the agency" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. yield to the control of another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. hand over formally Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. make an application as for a job or funding; "We put in a grant to the NSF" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. make over as a return; "They had to render the estate" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. To let down; to lower. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To put or place under. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To leave or commit to the discretion or judgment of another or others; to refer; as, to submit a controversy to arbitrators; to submit a question to the court; -- often followed by a dependent proposition as the object. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. To yield; surrender; be submisive. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. To yield, resign, or surrender to the power, will, or authority of another; to refer to the judgment of another. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. To yield or surrender to the power or will of another; to leave or refer to the judgment of another; to cease to resist; to comply; to yield without murmuring; to surrender; to yield. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. Submitting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. Submitted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for submit

  1. In a way, we submit to them- they are always with us. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  2. She said she would beg or starve before she would submit herself to such outrage again. – White Slaves by Louis A Banks
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