n. The act of submitting, in any sense of that word; especially, the act of yielding; entire surrender to the control or government of another.n. The state of being submissive; humility; yielding of opinion; acquiescence.n. Compliance with the commands or laws of a superior; obedience.n. In law, an agreement to submit a disputed point to arbitration.n. Synonyms Compliance, etc. See obedience.