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Submit

To offer for determination; commit to the judgment or discretion of another individual or authority.

To submit evidence means to present or introduce it. Similarly a political issue might be submitted to the voters' judgment.

submit

(Give), verb advance, commit, extend, hold out, introduce, make a motion, make a suggestion, propose, propound, put, put forth, put forward, refer, referre, suggest, tender
Associated concepts: submit to arbitration, submit to the court, submit to the jury

submit

(Yield), verb accede, accept, acknowledge deeeat, acquiesce, admit defeat, bear with, bend, bow to, cease resistance, comply, endure, give in, give up, give way to, heed, listen to, make the best of, mind, obey, put up with, reconcile oneself to, relent, resign, succumb, surrender, tolerate
Associated concepts: submit to the jurisdiction of the court
See also: abide, accede, adduce, admonish, advise, argue, assist, bear, bestow, cede, concede, conform, counsel, defer, deliver, docket, extend, forbear, give, grant, hear, hold out, index, introduce, move, obey, offer, pose, posit, propose, propound, refer, render, serve, succumb, surrender, tender, yield
References in classic literature ?
We must all submit to the indications of Providence, George,--don't you see?
You do not resist cold and hunger, the winds and the waves, thus obstinately; you quietly submit to a thousand similar necessities.
A woman of seven and twenty," said Marianne, after pausing a moment, "can never hope to feel or inspire affection again, and if her home be uncomfortable, or her fortune small, I can suppose that she might bring herself to submit to the offices of a nurse, for the sake of the provision and security of a wife.
It is as natural as that I should love those who show me affection, or submit to punishment when I feel it is deserved.
My wife is too great a fool, poor soul, to be actively valuable in the present emergency; but she will be passively useful in keeping up Miss Vanstone's connection with me -- and, in consideration of that circumstance, I consent to brush my own trousers, shave my own chin, and submit to the other inconveniences of waiting on myself for a limited period.
Perhaps before the end of our tramp together, I shall have a few verses of it to submit to the elegant taste of the reader, but at present I have not advanced beyond the title.
When he had ravaged Aethiopia fourteen years, and was master of the greatest part of it, the Emperor David sent to implore succour of the King of Portugal, with a promise that when those dominions were recovered which had been taken from him, he would entirely submit himself to the Pope, and resign the third part of his territories to the Portuguese.
The articles of confederation obliged the parties to submit the matter to the decision of a federal court.
In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger; and as, in the latter state, even the stronger individuals are prompted, by the uncertainty of their condition, to submit to a government which may protect the weak as well as themselves; so, in the former state, will the more powerful factions or parties be gradnally induced, by a like motive, to wish for a government which will protect all parties, the weaker as well as the more powerful.
Now therefore the artful Irregular whom I described above as the real author of this diabolical Bill, determined at one blow to lower the status of the Hierarchy by forcing them to submit to the pollution of Colour, and at the same time to destroy their domestic opportunities of training in the Art of Sight Recognition, so as to enfeeble their intellects by depriving them of their pure and colourless homes.
Convinced as you must be from what I have already told you concerning Augustus and Sophia, that there never were a happier Couple, I need not I imagine, inform you that their union had been contrary to the inclinations of their Cruel and Mercenery Parents; who had vainly endeavoured with obstinate Perseverance to force them into a Marriage with those whom they had ever abhorred; but with a Heroic Fortitude worthy to be related and admired, they had both, constantly refused to submit to such despotic Power.
But I cannot forget the length of her visit to the Mainwarings, and when I reflect on the different mode of life which she led with them from that to which she must now submit, I can only suppose that the wish of establishing her reputation by following though late the path of propriety, occasioned her removal from a family where she must in reality have been particularly happy.