Submit Definition

səb-mĭt
submits, submitted, submitting
verb
submits, submitted, submitting
To yield or surrender (oneself) to the will or authority of another.
American Heritage
To present or refer to others for decision, consideration, etc.
Webster's New World
To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort.
Webster's New World
To subject to a condition or process.
Submit a tissue sample to testing.
American Heritage
To defer to another's judgment or decision.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Submit

  • From Middle English submitten, from Latin submittō (“place under, yield"), from sub (“under, from below, up") + mitto (“to send"). Compare upsend.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English submitten from Latin submittere to set under sub- sub- mittere to cause to go

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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