noun sub·mis·sion \səb-ˈmi-shən\

: an act of giving a document, proposal, piece of writing, etc., to someone so that it can be considered or approved : an act of submitting something

: something that is submitted

: the state of being obedient : the act of accepting the authority or control of someone else

Full Definition of SUBMISSION

a :  a legal agreement to submit to the decision of arbitrators
b :  an act of submitting something (as for consideration or inspection); also :  something submitted (as a manuscript)
:  the condition of being submissive, humble, or compliant
:  an act of submitting to the authority or control of another

Examples of SUBMISSION

  1. I'm preparing the results of my study for submission to a medical journal.
  2. the electronic submission of tax returns
  3. The deadline for submissions is January 31st.
  4. We cannot accept submissions longer than 2,000 words.
  5. Over 5,000 submissions were received.
  6. a religion that preaches submission to God's will
  7. The prisoners were beaten into submission.


Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin submission-, submissio act of lowering, from submittere
First Known Use: 14th century
SUBMISSION Defined for Kids


noun sub·mis·sion \səb-ˈmi-shən\

Definition of SUBMISSION for Kids

:  the act of putting forward something (as for consideration or comment)
:  the condition of being humble or obedient
:  the act of giving in to power or authority
Medical Dictionary


noun sub·mis·sion \səb-ˈmish-ən\

Medical Definition of SUBMISSION

:  the condition of being submissive


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