UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/səbˈmɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/səbˈmɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(səb mit)

Inflections of 'submit' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
sub•mit /səbˈmɪt/USA pronunciation   v.,  -mit•ted, -mit•ting. 
  1. to give over, surrender, or yield to the power or authority of another: [+ object + to + object]We submitted ourselves to their wishes.[+ to + object]At last the exhausted army submitted to the enemy.[no object]"We will never submit!'' the colonel snarled.
  2. to present for approval or consideration:[+ object]He submitted his plans for the new town square.
  3. to state or urge with respect and politeness:[+ that clause]I submit that he should provide complete documentation of his complaints.
See -mit-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sub•mit  (səb mit),USA pronunciation v.,  -mit•ted, -mit•ting. 
  1. to give over or yield to the power or authority of another (often used reflexively).
  2. to subject to some kind of treatment or influence.
  3. to present for the approval, consideration, or decision of another or others:to submit a plan; to submit an application.
  4. to state or urge with deference; suggest or propose (usually fol. by a clause):I submit that full proof should be required.

  1. to yield oneself to the power or authority of another:to submit to a conqueror.
  2. to allow oneself to be subjected to some kind of treatment:to submit to chemotherapy.
  3. to defer to another's judgment, opinion, decision, etc.:I submit to your superior judgment.
sub•mitta•ble, sub•mis•si•ble  (səb mit),USA pronunciation adj.  sub•mittal, n. 
sub•mitter, n. 
sub•mitting•ly, adv. 
  • Latin submittere to lower, reduce, yield, equivalent. to sub- sub- + mittere to send
  • Middle English submitten 1325–75
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged comply, bow, obey, agree, resign. See  yield. 
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged fight.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
submit /səbˈmɪt/ vb ( -mits, -mitting, -mitted)
  1. (often followed by to) to yield (oneself), as to the will of another person, a superior force, etc
  2. (followed by to) to subject or be voluntarily subjected (to analysis, treatment, etc)
  3. (transitive) often followed by to: to refer (something to someone) for judgment or consideration
  4. (tr; may take a clause as object) to state, contend, or propose deferentially
  5. (intransitive) often followed by to: to defer or accede (to the decision, opinion, etc, of another)
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin submittere to place under, from sub- + mittere to send

subˈmittable, subˈmissible adj subˈmittal n subˈmitter n
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Collocations: submit [an application, a request, a proposal], [hit, click, press] the submit [button, icon, link], submit a complaint, more...

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