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  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. 
  3.  Acknowledgement  of  a  fault;  confession  of  error. 
  Be  not  as  extreme  in  submission  As  in  offense. 
  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]: 
  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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