Honour vs Submit - What's the difference?

honour | submit |

As a proper noun honour

is , a less common spelling of honor.

As a verb submit is

to yield or give way to another.




  • * 1902 , Richard Francis Weymouth, Translation of the New Testament of the Bible , Book 60, 1 Peter 2:4:
  • Come to Him, the ever-living Stone, rejected indeed by men as worthless, but in God's esteem chosen and held in honour .
  • * (rfdate), Shakespeare:
  • If she have forgot / Honour and virtue.
  • * (rfdate), Milton:
  • Godlike erect, with native honour clad.


    (en verb)
  • submit



  • 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