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Definition of Submit


  1. To let down; to lower.
  2. To put or place under.
  3. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun.
  4. 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.
  5. To yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender.
  6. To yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce.
  7. To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring.

Submit Quotations

If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?
Mary Wollstonecraft

So though there are many things I would have done differently, I submit to God's sovereignty and His purpose in my life and I thank Him that He brought me the way He brought me and gave me what He gave me when He thought I could handle it.
T. D. Jakes

You must submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy.
John Calvin

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.
Frederick Douglass

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Submit Translations

submit in Dutch is knechten, onderwerpen
submit in French is soumettre, soumettre, soumettons, soumettent
submit in Italian is sottoporre, soggiogare
submit in Latin is succedo
submit in Portuguese is submeta
submit in Spanish is someter

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