If a teacher asks for your submission, she might want you to obey her every command like a drone or, on the other hand, she may want just you to turn something in for her approval.

The noun submission is the act of giving in to a stronger power. If someone winds up in jail, the guards there will demand the prisoner's submission. Alternatively, this word can refer to something that you submit to someone else. If you write an article and send it into a magazine to see if they will publish it, your article would be called a submission. Good luck!

Definitions of submission

n the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

obedience, obeisance
the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body
the act of obeying meanly (especially obeying in a humble manner or for unworthy reasons)
Type of:
group action
action taken by a group of people

n the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else

“the union was brought into submission
“his submission to the will of God”
Type of:
condition, status
a state at a particular time

n the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

Type of:
humbleness, humility
a humble feeling

n something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)

“several of his submissions were rejected by publishers”
“what was the date of submission of your proposal?”
the entering of a legal document into the public record
Type of:
content, message, subject matter, substance
what a communication that is about something is about

n an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

Type of:
agreement, understanding
the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

n a legal document summarizing an agreement between parties in a dispute to abide by the decision of an arbiter

Type of:
written agreement
a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

n (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing

Type of:
a point asserted as part of an argument

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