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submit

[suh b-mit] /səbˈmɪt/
verb (used with object), submitted, submitting.
1.
to give over or yield to the power or authority of another (often used reflexively).
2.
to subject to some kind of treatment or influence.
3.
to present for the approval, consideration, or decision of another or others:
to submit a plan; to submit an application.
4.
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.
5.
to yield oneself to the power or authority of another:
to submit to a conqueror.
6.
to allow oneself to be subjected to some kind of treatment:
to submit to chemotherapy.
7.
to defer to another's judgment, opinion, decision, etc.:
I submit to your superior judgment.
Origin
1325-1375
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),
adjective
submittal, noun
submitter, noun
submittingly, adverb
nonsubmissible, adjective
presubmit, verb (used with object), presubmitted, presubmitting.
resubmit, verb, resubmitted, resubmitting.
unsubmitted, adjective
unsubmitting, adjective
Synonyms
1. comply, bow, obey, agree, resign. See yield.
Antonyms
1. fight.
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Examples from the web for submitting
  • Each site requires you to register if you want to start submitting links or to vote on other people's submissions.
  • Consider submitting your photo essay into photography and journalism contests or exhibits.
  • The following is a list of departments open to freelance submission and specific guidelines for submitting to them.
  • When submitting a photograph, you will have an opportunity to describe any adjustments made to the image.
  • Maybe the guy should have watched the next video before submitting his claim.
  • But if one chooses form rightly, one is not submitting to the demands of the form but making use of it at every moment.
  • He overcame temptations by discovering them to his director, and submitting to his advice with regard to his conduct under them.
  • Ahead of the trial, both sides have been submitting statements to the court.
  • Another short cut involves submitting the environmental part of a combined licence before the part that deals with the design.
  • Trusted traveler programs require a government background check, including submitting fingerprints.
British Dictionary definitions for submitting

submit

/səbˈmɪt/
verb -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.
(transitive) often foll by to. to refer (something to someone) for judgment or consideration: to submit a claim
4.
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to state, contend, or propose deferentially
5.
(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
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Word Origin and History for submitting

submit

v.

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.

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