US: /səbˈmɪt/
UK: /səbmˈɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

submit /səb'mit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • to submit oneself to... chịu phục tùng...
    • đệ trình, đưa ra ý kiến là
      • I should like to submit it to your inspection: tôi xin đệ trình vấn đề này để ông kiểm tra
  • nội động từ
    • chịu, cam chịu, quy phục
      • to submit to defeat: cam chịu thất bại
      • will never submit: không bao giờ chịu quy phục
    • trịnh trọng trình bày
      • that, I submit, is a false inference: tôi xin trịnh trọng trình bày rằng đó là một sự suy luận sai lầm

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb (-tt-)
1 [VN] ~ sth (to sb/sth) to give a document, proposal, etc. to sb in authority so that they can study or consider it: to submit an application / a claim / a complaint + Completed projects must be submitted by 10 March.
2 ~ (yourself) (to sb/sth) to accept the authority, control or greater strength of sb/sth; to agree to sth because of this
She refused to submit to threats. + He submitted himself to a search by the guards.
3 [V that] (law or formal) to say or suggest sth: Counsel for the defence submitted that the evidence was inadmissible.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 Often, submit to. surrender (to), yield (to), capitulate (to), give in or up (to), comply (with), agree (to), concede (to), consent (to), accede (to), defer (to), bow or bend (to), succumb (to), truckle (to), knuckle under (to), resign (oneself) (to), be or become resigned (to); respect, accept, Colloq put up with:
Despite the threats, he refused to submit. The government eventually submitted to the union's demands.
2 offer, proffer, tender, enter, propose, present:
Many of the suggestions that Alan submitted have been accepted.

Collocation dictionary

1 give/propose sth so that it can be discussed


He formally submitted his resignation


ask sb to, invite sb to, require sb to
Six groups were invited to submit proposals for the research. Candidates for the degree are required to submit a 30,000-word thesis.


They have submitted plans for our approval.
| to
She submitted her report to the committee.

2 accept sb's power/control


voluntarily, willingly
He submitted voluntarily to arrest.
| meekly


refuse to | be willing to | be compelled to, be forced to, be obliged to
They were forced to submit to Bulgarian rule.


She refused to submit to threats. They abandoned their town rather than submit to the Persians.

Concise English dictionary

+refer for judgment or consideration
+put before
+yield to the control of another
+hand over formally
+refer to another person for decision or judgment
+submit or yield to another's wish or opinion
+accept or undergo, often unwillingly
+make an application as for a job or funding
+make over as a return
+accept as inevitable