verb (used with object), sub·mit·ted, sub·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), sub·mit·ted, sub·mit·ting.
- subminimum wage,
- submucosal plexus,
Origin of submit
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
Word Origin for submit
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.