Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » S » Subheading ... Submissiveness

SUBMISSION

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does submission mean? 

SUBMISSION (noun)
  The noun SUBMISSION has 7 senses:

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)
2. the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
3. the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else
4. the feeling of patient submissive humbleness
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

  Familiarity information: SUBMISSION used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBMISSION (noun)


Sense 1submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

submission; entry

Context examples:

several of his submissions were rejected by publishers / what was the date of submission of your proposal?

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

content; message; subject matter; substance (what a communication that is about something is about)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "submission"):

filing (the entering of a legal document into the public record)


Sense 2submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

submission; compliance

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

group action (action taken by a group of people)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "submission"):

obedience; obeisance (the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person)

prostration (abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body)


Sense 3submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context examples:

the union was brought into submission / his submission to the will of God

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)


Sense 4submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The feeling of patient submissive humbleness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

meekness; submission

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

humbleness; humility (a humble feeling)


Sense 5submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

written agreement (a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties)


Sense 6submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

agreement; understanding (the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises)


Sense 7submission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("submission" is a kind of...):

contention (a point asserted as part of an argument)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Jack of all trades, master of none." (English proverb)

"All that glisters is not gold." (William Shakespeare)

"Rudeness knows no sweat of shame." (Arabic proverb)

"Creaking carts last longest." (Dutch proverb)

 SUBMISSION: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0795 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: