Acquiescent vs Submit - What's the difference?

acquiescent | submit |


As an adjective acquiescent

is willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance.

As a verb submit is

to yield or give way to another.

acquiescent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance
  • resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.
  • See also

    * quiescent

    References

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    submit

    English

    Verb

    (submitt)
  • To yield or give way to another.
  • They will not submit to the destruction of their rights.
  • or To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
  • I submit these plans for your approval.
  • * Macaulay
  • 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.
  • (mixed martial arts) To win a fight by submission.
  • * '>citation
  • "[Ronda] Rousey, a former U.S. Olympian in Judo, caps off a perfect year in which she submitted Liz Carmouche in the first-ever UFC female fight and coached opposite [Miesha] Tate in "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series."
  • (obsolete) To let down; to lower.
  • * Dryden
  • Sometimes the hill submits itself a while.
  • (obsolete) To put or place under.
  • * Chapman
  • The bristled throat / Of the submitted sacrifice with ruthless steel he cut.

    Derived terms

    * submittable * submittal * submitter