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present participle submitting past tense, past participle submitted
American English: /səbˈmɪt/
British English: /səbˈmɪt/

Translation of submit in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (refer for consideration)
    all films had to be submitted to the censor
    todas las películas tenían que pasar por el censor
    to submit a dispute to arbitration
    someter un litigio a arbitraje
    Example sentences
    • The club need to know their plans will obtain a safety licence from the body before submitting their planning application.
    • The rural village of Hebrandston is in the centre of a planning application tussle after proposals were submitted to transform a disused outbuilding into a small dental surgery.
    • We didn't actually have to go out and build some new defenses, but make a presentation, submitting our proposals to the rest of the group complete with economical and environmental costs/benefits.
  • 2 (subject)to submit something/somebody to something
    someter algo/a alguien a algo
    to submit oneself to something/somebody
    someterse a algo/alguien
  • 3 (contend)
    Example sentences
    • In this context, I am submitting that he erred in saying that there would not be any unfairness.
    • So it is really in that context that we submit that the Full Court has talked about the effect of indefeasibility of title.
    • It is in that context that we submit that it cannot be shown, in effect, whose hair this was.

intransitive verb

  • rendirse
    do you submit?
    ¿te rindes?
    to submit to something/somebodyhe finally submitted to their demands/threats
    finalmente accedió a lo que pedían/cedió ante sus amenazas
    they were forced to submit to military discipline
    los obligaron a someterse a la disciplina militar
    I have my doubts but I submit to your better judgment
    yo tengo mis dudas, pero como a usted le parezca
    Example sentences
    • Entire villages rose in support of the rebels, only to submit when superior forces arrived from outside.
    • What happened was the ultra-religious rural forces took control of the cities and the women were forced to submit to the small-town culture or leave the country.
    • Clearly, the LEA are not currently able to provide a suitable education as the law requires and offer instead threats of jail to force the family to submit to substandard provision.
    Example sentences
    • Few men have so far submitted themselves to the treatment: perhaps they're in denial about cellulite.
    • We can only test persons who either apply to become claimants for the million-dollar prize, or who will actually submit themselves to undergoing proper test procedures.
    • Yet not all submit themselves to the physician's hand or accept his treatment.
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