Definitions for: Submission

[n] the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
[n] an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
[n] a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
[n] (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing
[n] 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); "several of his submissions were rejected by publishers"; "what was the date of submission of your proposal?"
[n] the feeling of patient submissive humbleness
[n] the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else; "the union was brought into submission"; "his submission to the will of God"

Webster (1913) Definition: Sub*mis"sion, n. [L. submissio a letting down,
lowering: cf. F. soumission.]
1. The act of submitting; the act of yielding to power or
authority; surrender of the person and power to the
control or government of another; obedience; compliance.

Submission, dauphin! 't is a mere French word; We
English warrious wot not what it means. --Shak.

2. The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of
inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior;
meekness; resignation.

In all submission and humility York doth present
himself unto your highness. --Shak.

No duty in religion is more justly required by God .
. . than a perfect submission to his will in all
things. --Sir W.

3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.

Be not as extreme in submission As in offense.

4. (Law) An agreement by which parties engage to submit any
matter of controversy between them to the decision of
arbitrators. --Wharton (Law Dict.). Bouvier.

Synonyms: compliance, entry, meekness

See Also: agreement, condition, content, contention, filing, group action, humbleness, humility, message, obedience, obeisance, prostration, status, subject matter, substance, understanding, written agreement

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