Synonyms for submission
- backing down
- giving in
Antonyms for submission
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBMISSION
She was maintaining that calm level of submission to fate which had been her lifelong habit.
She could only wait, and it took all the patience and submission she could find.
I have, however, to do it, and now and then I have moments of submission and acceptance.
Charles Bonaparte had gained but little by his submission to the French.
He obeyed my orders—went into the cave to bring his associates to submission.
My independence, my horror of submission, even in appearance, annoyed him vastly.
I will not yield, I will not make my submission, I will defend my book by a fresh one.
Woman, Paul makes that rule the same, and that submission, the same.
A submission to the will of the majority is a fundamental principle of our institutions.
The author has laudably made his submission and reprobated his work.
late 14c., "act of referring to a third party for judgment or decision," from Old French submission, from Latin submissionem (nominative submissio) "a lowering, sinking, yielding," noun of action from past participle stem of submittere "lower, reduce, yield" (see submit). Sense of "humble obedience" is first recorded mid-15c. Modern French submission has been replaced by doublet soumission.