To yield or surrender (oneself) to the will or authority of another. To subject to a condition or process: submit a tissue sample to testing. To present (something) to the consideration or judgment of another: We submitted our ideas to our supervisor. See Synonyms at propose. To offer as a proposition or contention: I submit that the terms are entirely unreasonable. To accept or give in to the authority, power, or will of another. See Synonyms at yield. To allow oneself to be subjected to something: submit to an interview; submit to drug testing.