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Definition of Submission


  1. The act of submitting; the act of yielding to power or authority; surrender of the person and power to the control or government of another; obedience; compliance.
  2. The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation.
  3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.
  4. An agreement by which parties engage to submit any matter of controversy between them to the decision of arbitrators.

Submission Quotations

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit.
George III

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
John F. Kennedy

It's my firm intention to whop cancer into submission and I truly believe I've given myself the best start possible by radically overhauling my diet and by staying true to my motto, which is: Don't worry, be happy, feel good. The first thing I did when I was diagnosed was to turn vegan.
Larry Hagman

I see no difference between Islam and Islamism. Islam is defined as submission to the will of Allah, as it is described in the Koran. Islamism is just Islam in its most pure form.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
Henry Miller
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Submission Translations

submission in German is Unterbreitung, Unterwerfung
submission in Italian is soggiogamento
submission in Latin is obsequium
submission in Swedish is underkastelse
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