Adjective "submitting" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person.
  1. 'I think it's marvellous the way he forces you to submit to his universe.'
  2. 'It appeared that he was not really willing to submit to the authority of Scripture.'
  3. 'They intended spreading city-wide, forcing motorists to submit to their hard-wired will.'
  4. 'Switzerland has long been a patriarchal society where women submit to the authority of their fathers and then to that of their husbands.'
  5. 'Entire villages rose in support of the rebels, only to submit when superior forces arrived from outside.'
  6. 'As leaders and teachers, they call the community to submit to the authority of Jesus Christ.'
  7. 'There are no examples of religious wars in the ancient world, based on an exclusive claim that the adherents of one religion must conquer another people to force them submit to another religion.'
  8. 'Their religion was a religion of force and fear; how could they understand that men can still despise fear even when they submit to force?'
  9. 'They also put a spin on the message that says you will end up blessed and prosperous like them if you obey the tithing principles and submit to their authority.'
  10. 'There he must submit to authority and death - his destruction of the Ring of Power - to save the world.'
  11. 'the United States refused to submit to arbitration'
  12. 'I did not give any person instructions to submit to the jurisdiction and take any steps in this matter which would result in the Embassy waiving its immunity.'
  13. 'This shift emphasizes the need to adhere to arbitration in circumstances where the parties have agreed to submit to arbitration to resolve their disputes.'
Subject to a particular process, treatment, or condition.
  1. 'Scores for the prime and each group of probe conditions were submitted to separate repeated-measures analyses of variance (ANOVAs).'
  2. 'All of them got well, and of course all of them would have been claimed as triumphs if they had been submitted to the treatment.'
  3. 'Subjects being prepared for neurosurgery were submitted to anesthesia of a single brain hemisphere at a time to test for the lateralization of critical functions.'
  4. 'RNA derived from three biological replicates of each experimental condition were submitted to the facility for microarray analysis.'
  5. 'Because it did not involve human subjects, the study was not submitted to ethical scrutiny.'
  6. 'Unrepentant, he was submitted to humiliating treatment with hormones to avoid going to prison.'
  7. 'Mussels were submitted to aerobic and anaerobic stressful conditions in the laboratory.'
  8. 'Protease samples were submitted to electrophoresis in polyacrylamide gels under denaturing conditions, according to Laemmli.'
  9. 'By submitting ourselves to the scrutiny of a financial review, and with the help of a financial advisor, we can face the coming twelve months with the peace of mind that our finances are in order.'
  10. 'I also rather liked the story of the candidates who submitted themselves to an IQ test.'
  11. 'Few men have so far submitted themselves to the treatment: perhaps they're in denial about cellulite.'
  12. 'Over a million men and women, from the hilariously vain to the eye-wateringly repugnant, have submitted themselves to this image-obsessed court of public opinion, where they can be casually rated, from 1-10, on their looks alone.'
  13. 'Yet not all submit themselves to the physician's hand or accept his treatment.'
  14. 'Following a period of mature reflection over Christmas, the man who said that the people of Ayr were his life and blood decided not to risk his neck by submitting himself for election before them.'
  15. 'Unfortunately, you can't become a nurse without submitting yourself to this horror.'
  16. 'I cannot, however, imagine ever submitting myself to such a thing.'
  17. 'So why am I voluntarily submitting myself to this torture?'
  18. 'He is looking for people like Paul, who will be willing to submit themselves to difficult situations, and uncomfortable circumstances, in order to use them to make an impact.'
Present (a proposal, application, or other document) to a person or body for consideration or judgement.
  1. 'The rural village of Hebrandston is in the centre of a planning application tussle after proposals were submitted to transform a disused outbuilding into a small dental surgery.'
  2. 'However, statistical findings are often presented in manuscripts submitted for publication in misleading or erroneous ways.'
  3. 'Focusing on the West Midlands, entrants were asked to submit a 200 word treatment, with an optional script sample, for a three minute short movie.'
  4. 'In the representation submitted on his behalf, he denies that the knife was his.'
  5. 'A manuscript of their work has been submitted to a peer-reviewed scientific journal.'
  6. 'Developers have submitted an outline proposal to Wigan Council to build eight homes.'
  7. 'In the end the manuscript was never submitted for publication.'
  8. 'Not counting preparation time, the process of submitting the information and making changes took a month and a half.'
  9. 'Supervisors regularly have to go through the same process themselves when they submit an article to a peer-refereed journal or apply for a research grant or give a conference paper.'
  10. 'Following the consultation period, the Bill will be amended, if necessary, and then submitted to Parliament.'
  11. 'he submitted that such measures were justified'
  12. 'Mr Brindle submitted that mere assertion by an expert of the existence of particular standards is not enough.'
  13. 'So it is really in that context that we submit that the Full Court has talked about the effect of indefeasibility of title.'

More definitions

1. to give over or yield to the power or authority of another (often used reflexively).

2. to subject to some kind of treatment or influence.

3. to present for the approval, consideration, or decision of another or others: to submit a plan; to submit an application.

4. to state or urge with deference; suggest or propose (usually followed by a clause): I submit that full proof should be required. verb (used without object), submitted, submi

More examples(as adjective)

"informations can be submitting."

"contracts can be submitting."

"vouchers can be submitting."

"statements can be submitting."

"reviews can be submitting."

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(submit)Late Middle English: from Latin submittere, from sub- ‘under’ + mittere ‘send, put’. submit (sense 3)‘present for judgement’ dates from the mid 16th century.