- 1 [transitive] submit something (to somebody/something) to give a document, proposal, etc. to someone in authority so that they can study or consider it to submit an application/a claim/a complaint Completed projects must be submitted by March 10th.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] to accept the authority, control, or greater strength of someone or something; to agree to something because of this synonym give in to somebody/something, yield submit (to somebody/something) She refused to submit to threats. submit yourself (to somebody/something) He submitted himself to a search by the guards.
- 3[transitive] submit that… (law or formal) to say or suggest something Counsel for the defense submitted that the evidence was inadmissible.
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NAmE//səbˈmɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they submit
he / she / it submits
past simple submitted
-ing form submitting