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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Submit  \Sub*mit"\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  yield  one's  person  to  the  power  of  another;  to  give  up 
  resistance;  to  surrender. 
 
  The  revolted  provinces  presently  submitted.  --C. 
  Middleton. 
 
  2.  To  yield  one's  opinion  to  the  opinion  of  authority  of 
  another;  to  be  subject;  to  acquiesce. 
 
  To  thy  husband's  will  Thine  shall  submit.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  be  submissive  or  resigned;  to  yield  without  murmuring. 
 
  Our  religion  requires  from  us  .  .  .  to  submit  to 
  pain,  disgrace,  and  even  death.  --Rogers. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Submit  \Sub*mit"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Submitted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Submitting}.]  [L.  submittere;  sub  under  +  mittere  to 
  send:  cf  F.  soumettre  See  {Missile}.] 
  1.  To  let  down  to  lower.  [Obs.] 
 
  Sometimes  the  hill  submits  itself  a  while  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  put  or  place  under 
 
  The  bristled  throat  Of  the  submitted  sacrifice  with 
  ruthless  steel  he  cut.  --Chapman. 
 
  3.  To  yield,  resign,  or  surrender  to  power,  will  or 
  authority;  --  often  with  the  reflexive  pronoun. 
 
  Ye  ben  submitted  through  your  free  assent. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  The  angel  of  the  Lord  said  unto  her  Return  to  thy 
  mistress,  and  submit  thyself  under  her  hands.  --Gen. 
  xvi.  9. 
 
  Wives,  submit  yourselves  unto  your  own  husbands. 
  --Eph.  v.  22. 
 
  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. 
 
  Whether  the  condition  of  the  clergy  be  able  to  bear 
  a  heavy  burden,  is  submitted  to  the  house.  --Swift. 
 
  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.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  submit 
  v  1:  refer  for  judgment  or  consideration;  "She  submitted  a 
  proposal  to  the  agency" 
  2:  put  before  "I  submit  to  you  that  the  accused  is  guilty" 
  [syn:  {state},  {put  forward}] 
  3:  yield  to  the  control  of  another 
  4:  hand  over  formally  [syn:  {present}] 
  5:  refer  to  another  [syn:  {relegate},  {pass  on}] 
  6:  submit  or  yield  to  another's  wish  or  opinion;  "The 
  government  bowed  to  the  military  pressure"  [syn:  {bow},  {defer}, 
  {accede},  {give  in}] 
  7:  accept  or  undergo,  often  unwillingly;  "We  took  a  pay  cut" 
  [syn:  {take},  {undergo}] 
  8:  put  on  an  application,  apply  for  a  job,  in  a  competition, 
  etc.;  "We  put  in  a  grant  to  the  NSF"  [syn:  {put  in}] 
  9:  present  formally  [syn:  {render}] 
  10:  accept  as  inevitable;  "He  resigned  himself  to  his  fate" 
  [syn:  {resign},  {reconcile}] 




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