• enPR: səbmĭtʹ, IPA: /səbˈmɪt/

submit (submits, present participle submitting; past and past participle submitted)

  1. (intransitive) To yield or give way to another.
    They will not submit to the destruction of their rights.
  2. (transitive) To yield (something) to another, as when defeated.
  3. (ambitransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
    I submit these plans for your approval.
    • 1843, Thomas Macaulay, Sir James Mackintosh's History of the Revolution
      We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus.
  4. (transitive) To subject; to put through a process.
  5. (transitive, mixed martial arts) To win a fight against (an opponent) by submission.
    • Okamoto, Brett (December 28, 2013), “Ronda Rousey wins with arm bar”, in (Please provide the title of the work)‎,, retrieved January 6, 2014
      "[Ronda] Rousey, a former U.S. Olympian in Judo, caps off a perfect year in which she submitted Liz Carmouche in the first-ever UFC female fight and coached opposite [Miesha] Tate in "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series."
  6. (transitive, obsolete) To let down; to lower.
    • Sometimes the hill submits itself a while.
  7. (transitive, obsolete) To put or place under.
    • The bristled throat / Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut.
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