submit etymology

English word submit comes from Latin sub, Latin missum, and later Middle English submitten (Submit.)

Detailed word origin of submit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sub Latin (lat) (with ablative) about, around (time). (with ablative) at the feet of. (with ablative) behind. (with ablative) under, beneath. (with ablative) within, during. (with accusative) under, up to, up under, close to (of a motion). (with accusative) until, before, up to, about.
missum Latin (lat)
summitto Latin (lat) I moderate or restrain. I place underneath. I put forth (from below). I rear or raise (animals). I submit.
submitten Middle English (enm) Submit.
submit English (eng) (ambitransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.. (intransitive) To yield or give way to another.. (transitive, mixed martial arts) To win a fight against (an opponent) by submission.. (transitive, obsolete) To let down; to lower.. (transitive, obsolete) To put or place under.

Words with the same origin as submit

Descendants of sub
souvenir succeed success successful succession sudden suffer suffering suffice sufficient suffocate suggest suggestion summon summons support suppress surrogate suspect suspicion
Descendants of missum
admission admit admitting commit committee mass media message messenger missile permit transmission transmit