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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: submittere 'to lower, submit', from mittere 'to send'

submit

verb
     
sub‧mit S2 W3 past tense and past participle submitted, present participle submitting
1 [transitive] to give a plan, piece of writing etc to someone in authority for them to consider or approve
submit an application/claim/proposal etc
All applications must be submitted by Monday.
2 [intransitive and transitive] formal to agree to obey a person, group, set of rules, especially when you have no choice [= give in]
submit to
Derek has agreed to submit to questioning.
3 [transitive] formal law to suggest or say something
submit (that)
I submit that the jury has been influenced by the publicity in this case.

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