submission

[ suhb-mish-uhn ]
/ səbˈmɪʃ ən /

noun

an act or instance of submitting, or yielding control to a more powerful or authoritative entity: The occupying troops demanded complete submission from the remaining civilians.Unable to escape a grappling hold, the wrestler had to signal his submission.
the act or condition of submitting something for consideration, approval, treatment, or action: The submission of your thesis paper is expected in the final semester of study.The submission of seeds to moderate radiation produced dwarf plants with stem mutations.
something that is submitted: Do not post any submissions to the comments section that violate the terms of service for this site.The committee will review your submission and critique your portfolio.
Law. an agreement between parties involved in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbitrator or arbitrators.

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Origin of submission

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, MIddle French, from Latin submissiōn- (stem of submissiō ) “a letting down, lowering, dropping”; see sub-, mission

OTHER WORDS FROM submission

non·sub·mis·sion, nounpre·sub·mis·sion, nounre·sub·mis·sion, noun
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submission
/ (səbˈmɪʃən) /

noun

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