Synonyms and Antonyms of submission
1 a bending to the authority or control of another <not given to unquestioning submission, he often came in conflict with his superiors> Synonyms compliance, conformity, obedience, subordinationRelated Words abidance, agreeability, amenability, teachableness, tractability, tractableness, trainability; acquiescence, capitulation, obeisance, obsequiousness, submissiveness, surrender, yielding; deference, docility, dutifulness, humility, meekness, modesty, servility, slavishness, subordinateness, subservience, subserviency; inhibition, repression, restraint, suppression; control, discipline, dutifulness, orderNear Antonyms noncooperation, recusancy; disrespect, impudence, insolence, rudeness; insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, revolt; hardheadedness, mulishness, mutinousness, obstinacy, obstinateness, perversity, pigheadedness, stubbornness; misbehavior, mischievousness, naughtiness; dissent, dissidenceAntonyms balkiness, contrariness, contumacy, defiance, disobedience, frowardness, insubordination, intractability, noncompliance, obstreperousness, rebelling, rebellion, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, refractoriness, self-will, unruliness, waywardness, willfulness
2 the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another <the judge ordered the submission of all of the company's records to the prosecutors> Synonyms capitulating, capitulation, cession, handover, relinquishment, rendition, surrender, submittingRelated Words acceptance, acquiescence, concession; compromise; appeasement, conciliation, reconcilement, reconciliation; capture, fallNear Antonyms resistance
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