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.

1325–75; Middle English submitten < Latin submittere to lower, reduce, yield, equivalent to sub- sub- + mittere to send

submittable, submissible [suhb-mis-uh-bel] , adjective
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
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submit (səbˈmɪt)
vb (often foll by to) (often foll by to) , -mits, -mitting, -mitted
1.  (often foll by to) to yield (oneself), as to the will of another person, a superior force, etc
2.  (foll by to) to subject or be voluntarily subjected (to analysis, treatment, etc)
3.  to refer (something to someone) for judgment or consideration: to submit a claim
4.  (tr; may take a clause as object) to state, contend, or propose deferentially
5.  to defer or accede (to the decision, opinion, etc, of another)
[C14: from Latin submittere to place under, from sub- + mittere to send]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., "to place (oneself) under the control of another," from L. submittere "to yield, lower, let down, put under, reduce," from sub "under" + mittere "let go, send." Sense of "refer to another for consideration" first recorded 1560.
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Example sentences
At present, anyone with a bright idea for an energy or environmental prize can
  submit it with an online form.
One can imagine the researchers waiting around for that last bird to die so
  they could submit the paper.
They kept the brooch for a year and a half, hoping someone would submit a claim.
For another, they involve a genre of music that does not typically submit to
  the constraints of the clock.
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