sub·mis·sion /səbˈmɪʃən/ 名詞
1. The act of submitting; the act of yielding to power or authority; surrender of the person and power to the control or government of another; obedience; compliance.
Submission, dauphin! 't is a mere French word;
We English warrious wot not what it means. --Shak.
2. The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation.
In all submission and humility
York doth present himself unto your highness. --Shak.
No duty in religion is more justly required by God . . . than a perfect submission to his will in all things. --Sir W. Temple.
3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.
Be not as extreme in submission
As in offense. --Shak.
4. Law An agreement by which parties engage to submit any matter of controversy between them to the decision of arbitrators.
n 1: something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or
estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted
for the judgment of others (as in a competition);
"several of his submissions were rejected by
publishers"; "what was the date of submission of your
proposal?" [syn: entry]
2: the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
3: the condition of having submitted to control by someone or
something else; "the union was brought into submission";
"his submission to the will of God"
4: the feeling of patient submissive humbleness [syn: meekness]
5: a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in
a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
6: an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the
decision of an arbiter
7: (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury
as part of the case he is arguing