Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 23:33

submit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English submitten, from Latin submittō (place under, yield), from sub (under, from below, up) + mitto (to send). Compare upsend.

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submit (third-person singular simple present submits, present participle submitting, simple past and past participle submitted)

  1. (intransitive) To yield or give way to another.
    They will not submit to the destruction of their rights.
  2. (transitive) or (intransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
    I submit these plans for your approval.
    • Macaulay
      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.
  3. (transitive, mixed martial arts) To win a fight by submission.
    • Okamoto, Brett, "Ronda Rousey wins with arm bar", ESPN.com, December 28, 2013. Retrieved on January 6, 2014.
      "[Ronda] Rousey, a former U.S. Olympian in Judo, caps off a perfect year in which she submitted Liz Carmouche in the first-ever UFC female fight and coached opposite [Miesha] Tate in "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series."
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To let down; to lower.
    • Dryden
      Sometimes the hill submits itself a while.
  5. (transitive, obsolete) To put or place under.
    • Chapman
      The bristled throat / Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut.

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