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Meaning of submission by Wiktionary Dictionary




Explanation of submission by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of submitting

    2. a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing

    3. an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

    4. a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

    5. 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 )

    6. several of his submissions were rejected by publishers
      what was the date of submission of your proposal?
    7. the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

    8. the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else

    9. the union was brought into submission
      his submission to the will of God

    Definition of submission by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Submission n. [L. submissio a letting down, lowering: cf. F. soumission.]
      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. Wharton ( Law Dict. ). Bouvier.