Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms of submit blink, bow, budge, capitulate, concede, give in, knuckle under, quit, relent, yield, succumb, surrenderWords Related to submit acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms of submit contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms of submit 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 of submit bow, cave (in), give in, yield, succumb, surrenderWords Related to submit cater (to), gratify, indulge, wallow; acquiesce (to), concede (to); buckle (under), knuckle under; give over (to)Near Antonyms of submit battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, fight, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstand; reject; bridle, check, constrain, curb, inhibit, restrain, stifleAntonyms of submit 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 Synonyms of submit capitulate, give up, knuckle under, fall, succumb, surrenderWords Related to submit bow, buckle, cave (in), collapse, give (in); hand over, relinquish; lose; concede, fail, foldNear Antonyms of submit buck, defy, fight, oppose, repel, resist, withstand; beat, overcome, win; conquer, prevail, triumphAntonyms of submit endure, stand
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