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Definitions of submit

  1. submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; " The government bowed to the military pressure"
  2. refer to another person for decision or judgment; " She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"
  3. put before; " I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
  4. put on an application, apply for a job, in a competition, etc.; " We put in a grant to the NSF"
  5. accept as inevitable; " He resigned himself to his fate"
  6. Law: make over as a return; " They had to render the estate"
  7. accept or undergo, often unwillingly; " We took a pay cut"
  8. refer for judgment or consideration; " She submitted a proposal to the agency"
  9. yield to the control of another
  10. hand over formally
  11. make an application as for a job or funding; " We put in a grant to the NSF"
  12. make over as a return; " They had to render the estate"
  13. To let down; to lower.
  14. To put or place under.
  15. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun.
  16. 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.
  17. To yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender.
  18. To yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce.
  19. To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring.
  20. 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.
  21. Submitted.
  22. Submitting.
  23. To refer to the judgment of another: to surrender to another.
  24. 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.
  25. To refer to the judgment or authority of another; surrender to another.
  26. To yield; surrender; acquiesce.
  27. To give up to another; yield.
  28. To present for the judgment of another.
  29. To offer as one's own opinion.
  30. To yield; surrender; be submisive.
  31. To yield, resign, or surrender to the power, will, or authority of another; to refer to the judgment of another.
  32. To yield one's person to the power of another; to surrender; to yield one's opinion; to be subject; to be submissive.
  33. 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.
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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
  3. It is not for us to judge; we must submit; we must be thankful for the gift of life. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  4. When completed, his note read as follows: I have told her your wishes; she does not submit. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  5. She has to submit or go- for the girls stand together. – Keeping up with Lizzie by Irving Bacheller
  6. I should like to know who would submit to that; first make trial of Sir Niezguinek here." – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  7. I submit to it. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. You can ask as many questions as you consider proper and discreet, - after you have answered one or two of mine: Who commissioned you to submit me to examination? – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  9. I will not so submit myself to him. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  10. Well, I suspect that certain parties got that money, and I want to submit the matter to you before I go any further. – The Mystery of Monastery Farm by H. R. Naylor
  11. He was trembling with indignation: " I will not submit to this questioning," he said. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  12. If he really loved her, he would be willing to submit to the test. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  13. At last I obtained leave to submit the whole affair to you, not by letter- that they wouldn'thave- but personally, and there, in one word, is the reason of my journey. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  14. I warn you to submit without resistance, for if you do not, the Nark yonder has orders to open fire, and you cannot escape. – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge
  15. Even then he accepted it because he was compelled to submit. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  16. To the first, replied Her Highness, I willingly submit. – The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 7 Being Secret Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, Lady's Maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of an Unknown English Girl and The Princess Lamballe by Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe
  17. Now I submit that this meaning of the word reason is perfectly familiar to all of you. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  18. 99. " The Constitution was to be the one fundamental law of the land, to which all, as well States as people, should submit." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  19. His lordship answered us that he wanted him for a more important place on account of his rare ability, and we had to submit. – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
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