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Definition of SUBMIT

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Submit \Sub*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Submitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Submitting}.] [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See {Missile}.]
     1. To let down; to lower. [Obs.]
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              Sometimes the hill submits itself a while. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

     2. To put or place under.
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              The bristled throat
              Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut.                                  --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

     3. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun. [1913 Webster]

              Ye ben submitted through your free assent.
                                                    --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

              The angel of the Lord said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands. --Gen. xvi. 9. [1913 Webster]

              Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands.
                                                    --Eph. v. 22. [1913 Webster]

     4. To leave or commit to the discretion or judgment of another or others; to refer; as, to submit a controversy to arbitrators; to submit a question to the court; -- often followed by a dependent proposition as the object. [1913 Webster]

              Whether the condition of the clergy be able to bear a heavy burden, is submitted to the house. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

              We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus.                --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Submit \Sub*mit"\, v. i.
     1. To yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender. [1913 Webster]

              The revolted provinces presently submitted. --C. Middleton. [1913 Webster]

     2. To yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce. [1913 Webster]

              To thy husband's will
              Thine shall submit.                   --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     3. To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring. [1913 Webster]

              Our religion requires from us . . . to submit to pain, disgrace, and even death.       --Rogers. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

173 Moby Thesaurus words for "submit":
     accede, accede to, accept, acquiesce, advance, advise, advocate, affirm, agree to, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assent, assert, assever, asseverate, attend to orders, aver, avouch, avow, be agreeable, be persuaded, bend, bend to, bow to, brief, bring before, bring forward, bring up, broach, coach, come around, come over, come round, come to, commend to attention, comply, comply with, condone, confer, conform, consent, consent to, consult with, contend, counsel, countenance, declare, defer to, designate, direct, enter, enunciate, express, extend, face the music, fall in with, follow the book, give, give way, go along with, grin and abide, guide, harken to, have, heed, hold, hold forth, hold out, insist, instruct, introduce, issue a manifesto, keep, kibitz, knock under, knuckle down, knuckle under, knuckle under to, launch, lay, lay before, lay down, let go by, let pass, listen to, live with it, maintain, make a motion, manifesto, mark, meddle, mind, moot, move, name, name for office, nominate, not resist, obey, obey the rules, observe, offer, offer a resolution, open up, overlook, park, place, pose, posit, post, postulate, predicate, prefer, prescribe, present, proclaim, profess, proffer, pronounce, propose, proposition, propound, protest, put, put forth, put forward, put it, put it to, put up, put up with, recommend, relax, relent, resign, respect, rise above, run, run for office, say, seat, set, set before, set down, set forth, shrug, shrug it off, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, start, state, station, stay in line, stick, submit to, succumb, succumb to, suggest, swallow it, swallow the pill, take, take it, take orders, tender, toe the line, truckle to, unbend, yield, yield to

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