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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Submit \Sub*mit"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Submitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Submitting}.] [L. submittere; sub under + mittere to send: cf. F. soumettre. See {Missile}.]

1. To let down; to lower. [Obs.]

Sometimes the hill submits itself a while. --Dryden.

2. To put or place under.

The bristled throat Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut. --Chapman.

3. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; -- often with the reflexive pronoun.

Ye ben submitted through your free assent. --Chaucer.

The angel of the Lord said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands. --Gen. xvi. 9.

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands. --Eph. v. 22.

4. To leave or commit to the discretion or judgment of another or others; to refer; as, to submit a controversy to arbitrators; to submit a question to the court; -- often followed by a dependent proposition as the object.

Whether the condition of the clergy be able to bear a heavy burden, is submitted to the house. --Swift.

We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus. --Macaulay.

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