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submit

verb uk   /səbˈmɪt/ (-tt-) us  

submit verb (GIVE)

B2 [T] to give or offer something for a decision to be made by others: You must submit your application before 1 January. The developers submitted building plans to the council for approval.Suggestions and proposals [T + that] formal to suggest: In conclusion, I submit that the proposal will not work without some major changes.Suggestions and proposals

submit verb (ALLOW)

C2 [I or T] to allow another person or group to have power or authority over you, or to accept something unwillingly: We protested about the changes for a long time, but in the end we had to submit. She decided to resign from the party rather than submit herself to the new rules.Allowing and permittingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
(Definition of submit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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