submit


submit

verb

Definition of SUBMIT

1
to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) <in the end he submitted and agreed to take that awful-tasting medicine>
Related Words acquiesce; defer
Antonyms resist
2
to give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit) <refusing to submit to sleep, she stayed by her son's hospital bed the whole night>
Synonyms bow, cave (in), give in, submit, succumb, surrender
Related Words cater (to), gratify, indulge, wallow; acquiesce (to), concede (to); buckle (under), knuckle under; give over (to)
Antonyms hold off, resist
3
to yield to the control or power of enemy forces <the fort's commander received orders not to submit under any circumstances, as reinforcements were on the way>
Related Words bow, buckle, cave (in), collapse, give (in); hand over, relinquish; lose; concede, fail, fold
Antonyms endure, stand

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