Pronunciation: (sub-mish'un), [key]
1. an act or instance of submitting.
2. the condition of having submitted.
3. submissive conduct or attitude.
4. something that is submitted, as an application.
5. Law.an agreement between parties involved in a dispute, to abide by the decision of an arbitrator or arbitrators.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.