an act or instance of submitting.
the condition of having submitted.
submissive conduct or attitude.
something that is submitted, as an application.
Law. an agreement between parties involved in a dispute, to abide by the decision of an arbitrator or arbitrators.

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin submissiōn- (stem of submissiō) a letting down. See sub-, mission

nonsubmission, noun
presubmission, noun
resubmission, noun Unabridged
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submission (səbˈmɪʃən)
1.  an act or instance of submitting
2.  something submitted; a proposal, argument, etc
3.  the quality or condition of being submissive to another
4.  the act of referring a document, etc, for the consideration of someone else
5.  law
 a.  an agreement by the parties to a dispute to refer the matter to arbitration
 b.  the instrument referring a disputed matter to arbitration
6.  Compare fall (in wrestling) the act of causing such pain to one's opponent that he submits
7.  archaic a confession of error

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Word Origin & History

early 15c., "act of referring to a third party for judgment or decision," from O.Fr. submission, from L. submissionem (nom. submissio) "a lowering, sinking, yielding," from submissus, pp. of submittere "lower, reduce, yield" (see submit). Sense of "humble obedience" is first
recorded mid-15c. Mod.Fr. submission has been replaced by doublet soumission.
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