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Definition 1: accept as inevitable - [verb of cognition]

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

  • He resigned himself to his fate

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) consider or hold as true

"I cannot accept the dogma of this church" "accept an argument"

Definition 2: accept or undergo, often unwillingly - [verb of cognition]

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

  • We took a pay cut

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) pass through

"The chemical undergoes a sudden change" "The fluid undergoes shear" "undergo a strange sensation"

(... is a kind of submit ) undergo a test

"She doesn't test well"

(submit has a similar meaning as ...) experience or feel or submit to

"Take a test" "Take the plunge"

Definition 3: put before - [verb of communication]

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

  • I submit to you that the accused is guilty

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) make a proposal, declare a plan for something

"the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"

Definition 4: refer for judgment or consideration - [verb of communication]

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

  • The lawyers submitted the material to the court

(submit is a kind of ...) send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision

"refer a patient to a specialist" "refer a bill to a committee"

(... is a kind of submit ) submit for consideration, judgment, or use

"give one's opinion" "give an excuse"

(... is a kind of submit ) submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority

"submit a bill to a legislative body"

(... is a kind of submit ) refer to another person for decision or judgment

"She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues"

Definition 5: yield to another's wish or opinion - [verb of communication]

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

  • The government bowed to the military pressure

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) consent reluctantly

Definition 6: yield to the control of another - [verb of competition]

(... is a kind of submit ) make accountable for

"He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"

(submit implies ...) give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another

"The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"

Definition 7: make an application as for a job or funding - [verb of competition]

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

  • We put in a grant to the NSF

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) ask (for something)

"He applied for a leave of absence" "She applied for college" "apply for a job"

Definition 8: hand over formally - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(... is a kind of submit ) submit (a verdict) to a court

Definition 9: make over as a return - [verb of possession]

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

  • They had to render the estate

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) give as a present; make a gift of

"What will you give her for her birthday?"

(submit 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"

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

  • She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues

Synonyms for submit in the sense of this definition

(submit is a kind of ...) refer for judgment or consideration

"The lawyers submitted the material to the court"

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