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submit

1. To let down; to lower. Sometimes the hill submits itself a while. (Dryden)

2. To put or place under. The bristled throat Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut. (Chapman)

3. To yield, resign, or surrender to power, will, or authority; often with the reflexive pronoun. Ye ben submitted through your free assent. (Chaucer) The angel of the lord said unto her, return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands. (gen. Xvi. 9) Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands. (Eph. V. 22)

4. To leave or commit to the discretion or judgment of another or others; to refer; as, to submit a controversy to arbitrators; to submit a question to the court; often followed by a dependent proposition as the object. Whether the condition of the clergy be able to bear a heavy burden, is submitted to the house. (swift) We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus. (Macaulay)

Origin: L. Submittere; sub under _ mittere to send: cf. F. Soumettre. See Missile.


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... some people do as if they didn't understand why they're wrong, when they do. It's called denial. What is good about science is that it always submits new matter for research or reflection. It's constantly evolving, adding new information to help a better understanding. Science is self-correcting, ...

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... may not preclude a belief in God, as long as you agree that God directed the origin of species and not random chance. The theory of Evolution submits that all species evolved without any requirement of God or intelligent design. I think I undestand your point now, and it certainly seems to ...

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by alextemplet
Sat Feb 04, 2006 6:24 pm
 
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... may not preclude a belief in God, as long as you agree that God directed the origin of species and not random chance. The theory of Evolution submits that all species evolved without any requirement of God or intelligent design. That's like saying that a carpenter can use a hammer, so the ...

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by Springer
Sat Feb 04, 2006 5:16 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
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What's bad science? Read here

... while at the same time they give a 2 million year old date to a fossil that they believe is that old. In other words, if a researcher in Africa submits a sample in which he found an australopithecus fossil and the result is 0.3 to 2.4 million years, he's verified his predrawn conclusion. However, ...

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Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:27 am
 
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