Check out new words added to


[suh b-mit] /səbˈmɪt/
verb (used with object), submitted, submitting.
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), submitted, submitting.
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.
Origin of submit
1325-75; Middle English submitten < Latin submittere to lower, reduce, yield, equivalent to sub- sub- + mittere to send
Related forms
submittable, submissible
[suh b-mis-uh-bel] /səbˈmɪs ə bɛl/ (Show IPA),
submittal, noun
submitter, noun
submittingly, adverb
nonsubmissible, adjective
presubmit, verb (used with object), presubmitted, presubmitting.
resubmit, verb, resubmitted, resubmitting.
unsubmitted, adjective
unsubmitting, adjective
1. comply, bow, obey, agree, resign. See yield.
1. fight. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for resubmit
  • If results aren't specific enough, you simply resubmit a query.
  • He has recommended they resubmit with a different route, and the company has indicated they intend to resubmit.
  • The bank must review the edit exception, correct the data, and then resubmit the data.
  • Verify the estimated days supply billed and resubmit the corrected claim.
  • If any of these identifiers do not match, resubmit with the corrected data.
  • If it has not been posted and you wish to resubmit your comment letter, you may do so via any of the methods described above.
  • If your comment letter has been posted, there is no need to resubmit it.
  • If claims have denied in error providers are encouraged to resubmit.
  • The claim is closed and the submitter cannot resubmit an updated version of the claim.
  • If your salaries are not inclusive of the above, please correct and resubmit your data.
British Dictionary definitions for resubmit


verb -mits, -mitting, -mitted
to submit again: to rework and resubmit her designs


verb -mits, -mitting, -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)
(transitive) often foll by to. to refer (something to someone) for judgment or consideration: to submit a claim
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to state, contend, or propose deferentially
(intransitive) often foll by to. to defer or accede (to the decision, opinion, etc, of another)
Derived Forms
submittable, submissible, adjective
submittal, noun
submitter, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Latin submittere to place under, from sub- + mittere to send
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for resubmit

1831, from re- + submit. Related: Resubmitted; resubmitting.



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for submit

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for resubmit

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for resubmit