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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sub·mit /səbˈmɪt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·mit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Submitted p. pr. & vb. n. Submitting.]
 1. To let down; to lower. [Obs.]
    Sometimes the hill submits itself a while.   --Dryden.
 2. To put or place under.
 The bristled throat
 Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut.   --Chapman.
 3. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun.
    Ye ben submitted through your free assent.   --Chaucer.
    The angel of the Lord said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.   --Gen. xvi. 9.
    Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands.   --Eph. v. 22.
 4. To leave or commit to the discretion or judgment of another or others; to refer; as, to submit a controversy to arbitrators; to submit a question to the court; -- often followed by a dependent proposition as the object.
    Whether the condition of the clergy be able to bear a heavy burden, is submitted to the house.   --Swift.
    We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·mit, v. i.
 1. To yield one's person to the power of another; to give up resistance; to surrender.
    The revolted provinces presently submitted.   --C. Middleton.
 2. To yield one's opinion to the opinion of authority of another; to be subject; to acquiesce.
 To thy husband's will
 Thine shall submit.   --Milton.
 3. To be submissive or resigned; to yield without murmuring.
    Our religion requires from us . . . to submit to pain, disgrace, and even death.   --Rogers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: refer for judgment or consideration; "She submitted a
           proposal to the agency" [syn: subject]
      2: put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
         [syn: state, put forward, posit]
      3: yield to the control of another
      4: hand over formally [syn: present]
      5: refer to another person for decision or judgment; "She likes
         to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues" [syn: relegate,
          pass on]
      6: submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; "The
         government bowed to the military pressure" [syn: bow, defer,
          accede, give in]
      7: accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
         [syn: take, undergo]
      8: make an application as for a job or funding; "We put in a
         grant to the NSF" [syn: put in]
      9: make over as a return; "They had to render the estate" [syn:
      10: accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate"
          [syn: resign, reconcile]
      [also: submitting, submitted]