Submit

Definition of Submit

Sub`mit´
v. t.1.To let down; to lower.
[imp. & p. p. Submitted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Submitting.]
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.
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.

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