Origin of submission
Examples from the Web for submission
Submission is less a novel of ideas than a political book, and of the most subversive kind.
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.
This is even more striking in Submission than in his previous books.
His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.
His hands outstretched, shoulders in submission, there was no shouting, no expletives, no aggression at all.
Upon that is chiefly founded their submission to the Spaniards, for they do not serve them out of affection.
The more desperate mutiny at the Nore was not quelled by submission.The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth|Edward Osler
Would to God, for all our sakes, that their submission had been final!Confession|W. Gilmore Simms
He recognised the sovereignty of Cambyses, and sent that sum of money as the first proof of his submission.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
The Moors said that the Christians, by a siege, could probably starve Toledo into submission.Modern Spanish Lyrics|Various
British Dictionary definitions for submission
- an agreement by the parties to a dispute to refer the matter to arbitration
- the instrument referring a disputed matter to arbitration
Word Origin and History for submission
late 14c., "act of referring to a third party for judgment or decision," from Old French submission, from Latin submissionem (nominative submissio) "a lowering, sinking, yielding," noun of action from past participle stem of submittere "lower, reduce, yield" (see submit). Sense of "humble obedience" is first recorded mid-15c. Modern French submission has been replaced by doublet soumission.