submit: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sub-mit'), [key]
— v., -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
  1. to give over or yield to the power or authority of another (often used reflexively).
  2. to subject to some kind of treatment or influence.
  3. to present for the approval, consideration, or decision of another or others: to submit a plan; to submit an application.
  4. to state or urge with deference; suggest or propose (usually fol. by a clause): I submit that full proof should be required.
  1. to yield oneself to the power or authority of another: to submit to a conqueror.
  2. to allow oneself to be subjected to some kind of treatment: to submit to chemotherapy.
  3. to defer to another's judgment, opinion, decision, etc.: I submit to your superior judgment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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