Submission meaning

səb-mĭsh'ən
Submission is defined as acting always obedient, particularly to a master.

An example of submission is the state of a disciplined animal to his owner.

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The quality or condition of being submissive; resignation; obedience; meekness.
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The definition of a submission is something sent in or the act of surrendering.

An example of submission is a contest entry.

An example of submission is a criminal who gives themselves up to the police.

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The act of submitting, yielding, or surrendering.
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The act of submitting.
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The act or fact of submitting to the power of another.

An army laying siege to a town to compel its submission; a dog bowing its head in submission.

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An agreement whereby parties to a dispute submit the matter to arbitration and agree to be bound by the decision.
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The thing which has been submitted.
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A submission hold in wrestling, mixed martial arts, or other combat sports.
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Origin of submission

  • Middle English submissioun from Old French submission from Latin submissiō submissiōn- a lowering from submissus past participle of submittere to set under submit
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin submissio
    From Wiktionary