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Definition 1: the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for submission in the sense of this definition

(submission is a kind of ...) action taken by a group of people

(... is a kind of submission ) the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person

(... is a kind of submission ) abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

Definition 2: 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) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where submission or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for submission in the sense of this definition

(submission is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of submission ) the entering of a legal document into the public record

"he filed a complaint" "he filed his tax return"

Definition 3: an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter - [noun denoting communication]

(submission is a kind of ...) the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

"they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business" "there was an understanding between management and the workers"

Definition 4: a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter - [noun denoting communication]

(submission is a kind of ...) a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

Definition 5: (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing - [noun denoting communication]

(submission is a kind of ...) a point asserted as part of an argument

(submission belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 6: the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for submission in the sense of this definition

(submission is a kind of ...) a humble feeling

"he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope"

Definition 7: the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else - [noun denoting state]

Samples where submission or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(submission is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

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