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English definition of “submit”

submit

verb [I/T] (GIVE POWER)   /səbˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
to give power or authority over a person or group to someone, or to accept something unwillingly: [T] He had never been able to submit himself to that sort of discipline. [I] All newly hired employees must submit to a background check.
(Definition of submit verb (GIVE POWER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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