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submit (v.)

late 14c., "to place (oneself) under the control of another, to yield oneself," from Latin submittere "to yield, lower, let down, put under, reduce," from sub "under" (see sub-) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Transitive sense of "refer to another for consideration" first recorded 1550s. Related: Submitted; submitting.

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Definitions of submit

submit (v.)
refer for judgment or consideration;
The lawyers submitted the material to the court
submit (v.)
put before;
I submit to you that the accused is guilty
Synonyms: state / put forward / posit
submit (v.)
yield to the control of another;
submit (v.)
hand over formally;
Synonyms: present
submit (v.)
refer to another person for decision or judgment;
Synonyms: relegate / pass on
submit (v.)
yield to another's wish or opinion;
Synonyms: bow / defer / accede / give in
submit (v.)
accept or undergo, often unwillingly;
Synonyms: take
submit (v.)
make an application as for a job or funding;
Synonyms: put in
submit (v.)
make over as a return;
Synonyms: render
submit (v.)
accept as inevitable;
Synonyms: resign / reconcile
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