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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

Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.

We must trust to nothing but facts: these are presented to us by nature and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.
Antoine Lavoisier

It's easy to look at the things of this world to solve our challenges and obstacles in life, but when we submit our lives to Christ, His grace, mercy, peace and love will bring true fulfillment to our lives.
Bethany Hamilton

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

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
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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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