Submission

Definition of Submission

Sub`mis´sion
n.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.
Submission, dauphin! 't is a mere French word;
We English warrious wot not what it means.
- Shak.
2.The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation.
In all submission and humility
York doth present himself unto your highness.
- Shak.
No duty in religion is more justly required by God . . . than a perfect submission to his will in all things.
- Sir W. Temple.
3.Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.
Be not as extreme in submission
As in offense.
- Shak.
4.(Law) An agreement by which parties engage to submit any matter of controversy between them to the decision of arbitrators.

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