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Synonyms for surrender
səˈrɛn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resignation, surrender(noun)

    acceptance of despair

    Synonyms:
    yielding, capitulation, giving up, resignation, fall

    Antonyms:
    hold out, resist, withstand, stand firm

  2. giving up, yielding, surrender(noun)

    a verbal act of admitting defeat

    Synonyms:
    fall, capitulation, forsaking, yielding, concession, resignation, giving up, conceding

    Antonyms:
    withstand, hold out, stand firm, resist

  3. surrender(noun)

    the delivery of a principal into lawful custody

    Synonyms:
    yielding, capitulation, giving up, resignation, fall

    Antonyms:
    stand firm, resist, hold out, withstand

  4. capitulation, fall, surrender(verb)

    the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

    "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    resist, withstand, hold out, stand firm

  5. surrender, give up(verb)

    give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another

    "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    resist, stand firm, hold out, withstand

  6. surrender, cede, deliver, give up(verb)

    relinquish possession or control over

    "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    withstand, stand firm, hold out, resist

Wiktionary

  1. surrender(noun)

    Synonyms:
    capitulation

  2. surrender(noun)

    To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (Military) to yield (land, a town, etc.) to an enemy.

    Synonyms:
    capitulation

  3. surrender(noun)

    To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in to.

    Synonyms:
    capitulation

  4. surrender(noun)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    capitulation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surrender

    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.

    Synonyms:
    abandon, alienate, capitulate, cede, give, give oneself up, give over, give up, let go, relinquish, sacrifice, yield

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surrender

    Synonyms:
    yield, submit, cede, relinquish, abandon, resign

    Antonyms:
    withhold, vindicate, retain, resist, contend, strive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surrender(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, cede, yield, resign, forego, abdicate, abandon, give up, give over, deliver up, part with

  2. surrender(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    yield, CAPITULATE, give up, give over, give in, give one's self up, strike one's flag or colors, cry quarter, cry quits

  3. surrender(n.)

    Synonyms:
    relinquishment, renunciation, cession, resignation, abandonment, CAPITULATION

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surrender(n)

    Synonyms:
    relinquishment, capitulation, yielding

  2. surrender(v)

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, yield, abandon, capitulate, waive, remit

How to pronounce surrender?

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How to say surrender in sign language?

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How to use surrender in a sentence?

  1. J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 (Television Series):

    There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities, it is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope. The death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender.

  2. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:

    Having Kim Davis in federal custody removes all doubt of the criminalization of Christianity in our country. We must defend religious liberty and never surrender to judicial tyranny, i am proud of Kim for standing strong for her beliefs. Who will be next? Pastors? Photographers? Caterers? Florists? This is a reckless, appalling, out-of-control decision that undermines the Constitution of the United States and our fundamental right to religious liberty.

  3. Shailene Woodley .:

    Am I going to survive what Im going through right now and ever be healthy, or even have the opportunity to work on projects Im passionate about again because of the situation Im in ? she said she thought at the time. I was in a place where I had no choice but to just surrender and let go of my career, and it brought out this negative voice in my mind that kept spinning for years and years afterward. JOE GUIDICE FEELS OVERWHELMED WITH EMOTION OVER CANCELED EASTER REUNION WITH FAMILY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS Things have turned around for Shailene Woodley . since then, and she has something new to focus on. Now Im on the other side of it, thank God. A lot of the last few years has been aboutfocusing on mental healthfor me, and its a slow process, but because of that work, I feel very grounded and rooted in who I am and very clear about everything in my life, whether its my career or my relationships or my own internal worth. Furthermore, she added : I feel very grateful to have walked that line of fire because now I know what I dont want to ever go back to. Shailene Woodley. ( Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro / Getty Images) Woodley had previously spoken about her mental health and taking up therapy to reinvigorate her career before joining the cast of.

  4. Sultan Faizy:

    They have no choice but to surrender or starve.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Every challenge of a lifetime is specifically designed to help you to get to where you need to be. Yes, so do challenge your challenges and never surrender to them.


Translations for surrender

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • استسلام, استسلمArabic
  • sich ergeben, Kapitulation, kapitulieren, ErgebungGerman
  • παραδίνομαι, παράδοσηGreek
  • kapitulacoEsperanto
  • entregar, abandonar, rendirse, rendir, capitularSpanish
  • alistuma, allaandmine, loovutamaEstonian
  • luovuttaminen, antautuminen, luovutus, antautua, luovuttaa, luopuminenFinnish
  • reddition, capituler, se rendre, capitulation, abandonFrench
  • thoir thairis, thoir suas, gèilleadh, gèillScottish Gaelic
  • menyerahIndonesian
  • arrendersiItalian
  • 放棄する, 譲渡, 自首する, 自首, 投降する, 降服, 譲渡する, 降服する, 放棄, 投降, 降伏Japanese
  • whakahauraro, hauraro, haurarotangaMāori
  • overgaveDutch
  • entregar-se, render, entregar, capitular, render-sePortuguese
  • сдаваться, капитуляция, сдать, капитулировать, сдаться, сдача, сдаватьRussian
  • ge sig, ge uppSwedish
  • లొంగుబాటుTelugu
  • teslim olmak, teslim etmek, teslim olmaTurkish
  • đầu hàngVietnamese
  • 投降Chinese

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