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Meaning of SUBMISSION

Pronunciation:  sub'misshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
  2. [n]  an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
  3. [n]  a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter
  4. [n]  (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing
  5. [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?"
  6. [n]  the feeling of patient submissive humbleness
  7. [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"
 

SUBMISSION is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.
                                               Temple.

3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.

         Be not as extreme in submission As in offense.
                                               --Shak.

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.

 

 

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