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Verb: surrender  su'ren-du(r)
  1. Give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
    "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered";
    - give up
  2. Relinquish possession or control over
    "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in";
    - cede, deliver, give up
Noun: surrender  su'ren-du(r)
  1. Acceptance of despair
    - resignation
  2. A verbal act of admitting defeat
    - giving up, yielding
  3. The delivery of a principal into lawful custody
  4. The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
    "they were protected until the surrender of the fort";
    - capitulation, fall

Derived forms: surrenders, surrendering, surrendered

Type of: delivery, despair, gift, give, legal transfer, livery, loss, present, relinquishing, relinquishment, yield

Encyclopedia: Surrender