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English definition of “submit”

submit

verb
 
 
/səbˈmɪt/ (present participle submitting, past tense and past participle submitted)
DOCUMENT [T] B2 to send a document, plan, etc to someone so that they can consider it: Applications must be submitted before 31 January.Giving, providing and supplying
OBEY [I] to accept that someone has control over you and do what they tell you to do: He was forced to submit to a full body search.Passive and not workingObedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law
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