Submission 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. [1913 Webster]

Submission, dauphin! 't is a mere French word; We English warrious wot not what it means. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation. [1913 Webster]

In all submission and humility York doth present himself unto your highness. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

No duty in religion is more justly required by God . . . than a perfect submission to his will in all things. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error. [1913 Webster]

Be not as extreme in submission As in offense. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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