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submission


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Submission  \Sub*mis"sion\,  n.  [L.  submissio  a  letting  down 
  lowering:  cf  F.  soumission.] 
  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. 
 
  Submission,  dauphin!  't  is  a  mere  French  word  We 
  English  warrious  wot  not  what  it  means  --Shak. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  submissive;  acknowledgement  of 
  inferiority  or  dependence;  humble  or  suppliant  behavior; 
  meekness;  resignation. 
 
  In  all  submission  and  humility  York  doth  present 
  himself  unto  your  highness.  --Shak. 
 
  No  duty  in  religion  is  more  justly  required  by  God  . 
  .  .  than  a  perfect  submission  to  his  will  in  all 
  things  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  3.  Acknowledgement  of  a  fault;  confession  of  error. 
 
  Be  not  as  extreme  in  submission  As  in  offense. 
  --Shak. 
 
  4.  (Law)  An  agreement  by  which  parties  engage  to  submit  any 
  matter  of  controversy  between  them  to  the  decision  of 
  arbitrators.  --Wharton  (Law  Dict.).  Bouvier. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  submission 
  n  1:  a  message  submitted  in  a  competition  [syn:  {entry}] 
  2:  the  act  of  submitting;  usually  surrendering  power  to  another 
  [syn:  {compliance}] 




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