Synonyms for surrender
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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes
To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (Military) to yield (land, a town, etc.) to an enemy.
To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in to.
The yielding of the leasehold estate by the lessee to the landlord, so that the tenancy for years merges in the reversion and no longer exists.
English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 2 votes
To surrender is to give up upon compulsion, as to an enemy in war, hence to give up to any person, passion, influence, or power. To yield is to give place or give way under pressure, and hence under compulsion. Yield implies more softness or concession than surrender; the most determined men may surrender to overwhelming force; when one yields, his spirit is at least somewhat subdued. A monarch or a state cedes territory perhaps for a consideration; surrenders an army, a navy, or a fortified place to a conqueror; a military commander abandons an untenable position or unavailable stores. We sacrifice something precious through error, friendship, or duty, yield to convincing reasons, a stronger will, winsome persuasion, or superior force. Compare ABANDON.
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Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 7 votes
acceptance of despair
giving up, yielding, surrendernoun
a verbal act of admitting defeat
the delivery of a principal into lawful custody
capitulation, fall, surrenderverb
the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
"they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
gloaming, giving up, autumn, declension, drop, pin, gloam, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, yielding, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, fall, resignation, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight
surrender, give upverb
give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
"The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"
quit, allow, resign, deliver, chuck up the sponge, vacate, abandon, fall by the wayside, spare, free, give up, lay off, dispense with, drop out, part with, throw overboard, throw in the towel, forego, throw in, waive, renounce, release, drop by the wayside, forgo, cede, discontinue, kick, forfeit, stop, relinquish, cease
surrender, cede, deliver, give upverb
relinquish possession or control over
"The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
spare, fork up, extradite, rescue, abandon, hand over, forfeit, dispense with, return, resign, save, fork over, forgo, concede, have, relinquish, throw in, deport, part with, fall by the wayside, redeem, lay off, waive, throw overboard, allow, cease, throw in the towel, give up, grant, discontinue, turn in, birth, stop, render, pitch, cede, deliver, present, yield, chuck up the sponge, renounce, fork out, drop out, free, drive home, drop by the wayside, kick, release, vacate, forego, give birth, quit, bear
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Arthur Buckel is going to be found. Arthur Buckel is going to be apprehended, my suggestion to you( Arthur Buckel) is to surrender to law enforcement immediately. Make it easy for everyone, including yourself. You are going to be apprehended either way. Surrender Arthur Buckel. NJ.com reported that authorities have chased down at least 50 dead ends in the search. Sgt. Jeffrey Ryan said in a press conference that officials are investigating every call from residents. Ryan said that Arthur Buckel could be holed up anywhere from a boat to a vacant home. Ryan said at a midnight press conference that there was a possibility that Arthur Buckel is.
Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
They organized a surrender. it was the surrender brigade.
People fo privilage will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.
He said the director had told him to ask me to surrender my license right then and there or I would come before the board, and he said basically, ‘If you surrender it here, nobody would know about it. But if it goes to the board, it’ll be public knowledge and it might affect your reputation.’.
Translations for surrender
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- استسلام, استسلمArabic
- kapitulieren, Kapitulation, Ergebung, sich ergebenGerman
- παραδίνομαι, παράδοσηGreek
- abandonar, capitular, rendir, rendirse, entregarSpanish
- loovutama, allaandmine, alistumaEstonian
- luovuttaminen, antautuminen, luopuminen, antautua, luovuttaa, luovutusFinnish
- abandon, capituler, reddition, capitulation, se rendreFrench
- thoir suas, gèilleadh, thoir thairis, gèillScottish Gaelic
- 自首する, 放棄する, 放棄, 譲渡, 降伏, 投降, 降服, 降服する, 自首, 投降する, 譲渡するJapanese
- haurarotanga, whakahauraro, hauraroMāori
- render, entregar, capitular, render-se, entregar-sePortuguese
- капитуляция, сдавать, сдача, сдаваться, сдаться, сдать, капитулироватьRussian
- ge sig, ge uppSwedish
- లొంగుబాటు, లొంగిపోTelugu
- teslim olmak, teslim olma, teslim etmekTurkish
- đầu hàngVietnamese
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