- 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 submitter
One submitter to another: “Just set [LIBOR] where everyone else sets it, we do not want to be standing out.”
The submitter, clearly a javaphile, responds, “Done…for you big boy.”
“Basically the[re] is no money out there,” moaned one submitter.
A trader tells a submitter friend “the big day [has] arrived … as always, any help wd be greatly appreciated.”
After receiving a request from a trader, a submitter responds: “For you…anything.”
The cover image was created by the submitter and is being placed into the public domain.A History of the Ninth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry
The cover image was produced by the submitter, and is being placed into the public domain.The Sabbath At Home
Silas M. Andrews
The cover image has been produced by the submitter for the e-reader editions of this e-text.
- (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 submitter
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.