- to give over or yield to the power or authority of another (often used reflexively).
- to subject to some kind of treatment or influence.
- to present for the approval, consideration, or decision of another or others: to submit a plan; to submit an application.
- to state or urge with deference; suggest or propose (usually followed by a clause): I submit that full proof should be required.
- to yield oneself to the power or authority of another: to submit to a conqueror.
- to allow oneself to be subjected to some kind of treatment: to submit to chemotherapy.
- to defer to another's judgment, opinion, decision, etc.: I submit to your superior judgment.
Origin of submit
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Examples from the Web for resubmit
“So Russia will likely resubmit this year with new information,” Conley said.Russia Preps Its North Pole Invasion
November 8, 2014
The cadets knew he had worked all night to revise and resubmit his specification sheet to Strong.Treachery in Outer Space
Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
The legislature was to be convened to adopt amendments to the constitution and resubmit the latter to the people.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama
Walter L. Fleming
He could always be advised to resubmit later, if the headbands didn't work out.Final Weapon
Everett B. Cole
- to submit againto rework and resubmit her designs
- (often foll by to) to yield (oneself), as to the will of another person, a superior force, etc
- (foll by to) to subject or be voluntarily subjected (to analysis, treatment, etc)
- (tr often foll by to) to refer (something to someone) for judgment or considerationto submit a claim
- (tr; may take a clause as object) to state, contend, or propose deferentially
- (intr often foll by to) to defer or accede (to the decision, opinion, etc, of another)
Word Origin and History for resubmit
late 14c., "to place (oneself) under the control of another," from Latin submittere "to yield, lower, let down, put under, reduce," from sub "under" (see sub-) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Sense of "refer to another for consideration" first recorded 1550s. Related: Submitted; submitting.