Simple Definition of submit
: to give (a document, proposal, piece of writing, etc.) to someone so that it can be considered or approved
: to stop trying to fight or resist something : to agree to do or accept something that you have been resisting or opposing
: to offer (something) as an opinion or suggestion
Full Definition of submit
1a : to yield to governance or authorityb : to subject to a condition, treatment, or operation <the metal was submitted to analysis>
2 : to present or propose to another for review, consideration, or decision; also : to deliver formally <submitted my resignation>
3 : to put forward as an opinion or contention <we submit that the charge is not proved>
1a : to yield oneself to the authority or will of another : surrenderb : to permit oneself to be subjected to something <had to submit to surgery>
2 : to defer to or consent to abide by the opinion or authority of another
Examples of submit
Candidates interested in the position should submit their résumés to the Office of Human Resources.
Submit your application no later than January 31st.
Requests must be submitted in writing.
Photographs submitted for publication will not be returned.
Origin of submit
Middle English submitten, from Latin submittere to lower, submit, from sub- + mittere to send
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of submit
Rhymes with submit
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