[ suhb-mit ]
/ səbˈmɪt /
verb (used with object), sub·mit·ted, sub·mit·ting.
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.
verb (used without object), sub·mit·ted, sub·mit·ting.
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.
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Origin of submit
1325–75; Middle English submitten < Latin submittere to lower, reduce, yield, equivalent to sub- sub- + mittere to send
synonym study for submit
1. See yield.
OTHER WORDS FROM submit
sub·mit·ta·ble, sub·mis·si·ble [suhb-mis-uh-bel] /səbˈmɪs ə bɛl/, adjectivesub·mit·tal, nounsub·mit·ter, nounsub·mit·ting·ly, adverb
non·sub·mis·si·ble, adjectivepre·sub·mit, verb (used with object), pre·sub·mit·ted, pre·sub·mit·ting.re·sub·mit, verb, re·sub·mit·ted, re·sub·mit·ting.un·sub·mit·ted, adjectiveun·sub·mit·ting, adjective
Words nearby submit
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British Dictionary definitions for submittal
/ (səbˈmɪt) /
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
(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)
Derived forms of submitsubmittable or submissible, adjectivesubmittal, nounsubmitter, noun
Word Origin for submit
C14: from Latin submittere to place under, from sub- + mittere to send
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