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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

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

I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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
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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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