What does submit mean?

Definitions for submit
səbˈmɪtsub·mit

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word submit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. submit, subject(verb)

    refer for judgment or consideration

    "The lawyers submitted the material to the court"

  2. submit, state, put forward, posit(verb)

    put before

    "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

  3. submit(verb)

    yield to the control of another

  4. present, submit(verb)

    hand over formally

  5. relegate, pass on, submit(verb)

    refer to another person for decision or judgment

    "She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"

  6. submit, bow, defer, accede, give in(verb)

    yield to another's wish or opinion

    "The government bowed to the military pressure"

  7. take, submit(verb)

    accept or undergo, often unwillingly

    "We took a pay cut"

  8. put in, submit(verb)

    make an application as for a job or funding

    "We put in a grant to the NSF"

  9. render, submit(verb)

    make over as a return

    "They had to render the estate"

  10. resign, reconcile, submit(verb)

    accept as inevitable

    "He resigned himself to his fate"

Wiktionary

  1. submit(Verb)

    To yield or give way to another.

    They will not submit to the destruction of their rights.

  2. submit(Verb)

    or To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.

    I submit these plans for your approval.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Submit(verb)

    to let down; to lower

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

  2. Submit(verb)

    to put or place under

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

  3. Submit(verb)

    to yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

  4. Submit(verb)

    to leave or commit to the discretion or judgment of another or others; to refer; as, to submit a controversy to arbitrators; to submit a question to the court; -- often followed by a dependent proposition as the object

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

  5. Submit(verb)

    to yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

  6. Submit(verb)

    to yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

  7. Submit(verb)

    to be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring

    Etymology: [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See Missile.]

Freebase

  1. Submit

    Submit is an EP by the British band Pitchshifter, released in 1992. Fitting somewhere between an EP and a full-length album, it was the last album to feature Stuart Toolin in the band. While not as heavy as Industrial, the album is still more intense than any later releases, and is still firmly in the industrial metal genre, with a sound that has been compared to early Godflesh.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Submit

    sub-mit′, v.t. to refer to the judgment of another: to surrender to another.—v.i. to yield one's self to another: to surrender: to yield one's opinion: to be subject:—pr.p. submit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. submit′ted.adj. Submiss′ (Milt.), cast down, prostrate.—n. Submis′sion, act of submitting or yielding: acknowledgment of inferiority or of a fault: humble behaviour: resignation.—adj. Submis′sive, willing or ready to submit: yielding: humble: obedient.—adv. Submis′sively, humbly—(obs.) Submiss′ly.—n. Submis′siveness. [L. submittĕresub, under, mittĕre, missum, to send.]

Editors Contribution

  1. submit

    To input or upload data onto a computer system, app, website, database, server or network.

    They had to submit data by a specific completion date.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'submit' in Verbs Frequency: #490

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How to say submit in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of submit in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of submit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of submit in a Sentence

  1. Anneliese Dodds:

    The Commissioner in charge has made it clear to me that she can't do anything until the teams themselves submit a formal complaint, and so if that's what the teams feel is right then that is what they should do.

  2. The USDA:

    If you are a farmer or rancher whose commodities have been directly impacted by tariffs, you now have until February 14 to submit your application.

  3. Mboso Nkodia Puanga:

    The government of Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba is deemed to have resigned. The prime minister is required to submit the resignation of his government within 24 hours.

  4. Olivia Zink:

    Watch out for those opportunities, there have been times where candidates have asked you to tweet questions. There’s opportunities to use social media to submit a question or call into a radio station when a candidate is on a talk show.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    I was, frankly, posing as a white parent, even though I was a very young lawyer, who was going to be in the area in order to elicit information about what the real intentions were so we could put together a big dossier and submit it to the administration and the IRS to deny charitable exemptions for these segregated academies.

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