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Definition of "submit" []

  • To yield or surrender (oneself) to the will or authority of another. (verb-transitive)
  • To subject to a condition or process. (verb-transitive)
  • To commit (something) to the consideration or judgment of another. See Synonyms at propose. (verb-transitive)
  • To offer as a proposition or contention: I submit that the terms are entirely unreasonable. (verb-transitive)
  • To give in to the authority, power, or desires of another. See Synonyms at yield. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "submit" in a sentence
  • "She could submit, —she must _submit: _ could she accept?"
  • "The OBLIGATION to submit is not from individual RIGHT to consent or not to consent to government, -- but the OBLIGATION _to submit_ is directly from God."
  • "Ah well, I'll simply have to be sure the story I submit is one I won't mind having my rights forfeited."