submit

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Submit is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
submit

Third-person singular
submits

Past tense
submitted

Past participle
submitted

Present participle
submitting

  1. (transitive) If you submit something, usually a piece of writing, you give it to somebody to be checked or accepted.
    They submitted their final report together with recommendations to the president.
    Students will submit their application with examples of work already done by March 31.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you submit to some authority, you accept that they have power over you.
    At least up to 1985, the British government submitted to the threat of violence from the terrorists.
    Although most people submit willingly to this process, very few of them have any choice in the matter.

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