sub·mit vb sub·mit·ted, sub·mit·ting
1: to yield or subject to control or authority
to submit himself to the jurisdiction of the tribal courtSheppard v. Sheppard, 655 P.2d 895 (1982)
2 a: to present or propose to another for review, consideration, or decision; specif: to commit to a trier of fact or law for decision after the close of trial or argument
the trial court could properly submit both counts to the jury — Rorie Sherman
b: to deliver formally
3: to put forward as an opinion or contention
1: to yield oneself
parties to a contract may agree in advance to submit to the jurisdiction of a given courtNational Equipment Rental, Ltd. v. Szukhent, 375 U.S. 311 (1964)
2: to defer to or consent to abide by the opinion of another

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (give) verb advance, commit, extend, hold out, introduce, make a motion, make a suggestion, present, propose, propound, put, put forth, put forward, refer, referre. suggest, tender associated concepts: submit to arbitration, submit to the court, submit to the jury II (yield) verb accede, accept, acknowledge defeat, acquiesce, admit defeat, bear with, bend, bow to, capitulate, 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 III index abide, accede (concede), admonish (advise), advise, argue, bear (adduce), bestow, cede, concede, conform, counsel, defer (yield in judgment), extend (offer), forbear, give (grant), hear (give attention to), hold out (deliberate on an offer), index (docket), introduce, move (judicially request), obey, offer (propose), offer (tender), pose (propound), posit, proffer, propose, propound, refer (send for action), render (deliver), serve (assist), succumb, surrender (yield), tender

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(1) To present something to someone else for consideration or decision; to present a proposal to the court for approval.
(2) To yield to someone else’s desires or authority; to obey.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

To finish presenting evidence or an argument in a hearing or trial and give the matter over to the judge for a decision.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

v. To give in to the will or authority of another; to agree to allow mediators or arbitrators to settle a dispute.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

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

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