Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or fact of submitting to the power of another.
  • noun The act of submitting something for consideration.
  • noun Something so submitted.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of submitting, in any sense of that word; especially, the act of yielding; entire surrender to the control or government of another.
  • noun The state of being submissive; humility; yielding of opinion; acquiescence.
  • noun Compliance with the commands or laws of a superior; obedience.
  • noun In law, an agreement to submit a disputed point to arbitration.
  • noun Synonyms Compliance, etc. See obedience.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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.
  • noun The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation.
  • noun Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.
  • noun (Law) An agreement by which parties engage to submit any matter of controversy between them to the decision of arbitrators.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the act of submitting
  • noun the thing which has been submitted
  • noun A submission hold in wrestling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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)
  • noun (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing
  • noun a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
  • noun the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
  • noun the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else
  • noun an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
  • noun the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English submissioun, from Old French submission, from Latin submissiō, submissiōn-, a lowering, from submissus, past participle of submittere, to set under; see submit.]

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