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Submit means to commit to the discretion or judgment of another, or to present for determination. The most common uses of the term “submit” in a legal sense include: 

  • To “submit” evidence means to present or introduce it. 
  • In the context of adjudication, submit means to finish presenting evidence or an argument in a hearing or trial and  give the matter over to the judge for a decision.

[Last updated in September of 2021 by the Wex Definitions Team]