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submitting

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the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another
  • his submitting of his own desires to the will of God

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submitting

verb
present participle of submit

Synonyms & Antonyms of submitting (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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

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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

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“Submitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/submitting. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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