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SUBMIT (submitted, submitting)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does submit mean? 

SUBMIT (verb)
  The verb SUBMIT has 10 senses:

1. refer for judgment or consideration
2. put before
3. yield to the control of another
4. hand over formally
5. refer to another person for decision or judgment
6. submit or yield to another's wish or opinion
7. accept or undergo, often unwillingly
8. make an application as for a job or funding
9. make over as a return
10. accept as inevitable

  Familiarity information: SUBMIT used as a verb is familiar.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBMIT (verb)


Sense 1submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Refer for judgment or consideration

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

submit; subject

Context example:

She submitted a proposal to the agency

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

refer (send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "submit"):

give (submit for consideration, judgment, or use)

return (submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority)

pass on; relegate; submit (refer to another person for decision or judgment)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 2submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put before

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

put forward; posit; state; submit

Context example:

I submit to you that the accused is guilty

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

advise; propose; suggest (make a proposal, declare a plan for something)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Sentence example:

They submit that there was a traffic accident


Sense 3submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Yield to the control of another

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

"Submit" entails doing...:

give up; surrender (give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "submit"):

subject (make accountable for)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 4submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hand over formally

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

present; submit

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

give (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "submit"):

bring in (submit (a verdict) to a court)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody
Somebody ----s somebody with something


Sense 5submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Refer to another person for decision or judgment

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

relegate; pass on; submit

Context example:

She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

subject; submit (refer for judgment or consideration)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 6submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Submit or yield to another's wish or opinion

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

give in; accede; bow; defer; submit

Context example:

The government bowed to the military pressure

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

buckle under; give in; knuckle under; succumb; yield (consent reluctantly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s to somebody


Sense 7submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Accept or undergo, often unwillingly

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

undergo; submit; take

Context example:

We took a pay cut

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

abide; bear; brook; digest; endure; put up; stand; stick out; stomach; suffer; support; tolerate (put up with something or somebody unpleasant)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "submit"):

test (undergo a test)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 8submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make an application as for a job or funding

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

put in; submit

Context example:

We put in a grant to the NSF

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

apply (ask (for something))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 9submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make over as a return

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

render; submit

Context example:

They had to render the estate

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

gift; give; present (give as a present; make a gift of)

Domain category:

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

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 10submit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Accept as inevitable

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

reconcile; resign; submit

Context example:

He resigned himself to his fate

Hypernyms (to "submit" is one way to...):

accept (consider or hold as true)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


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