Surrender



verb (used with object)
1.
to yield (something) to the possession or power of another; deliver up possession of on demand or under duress:
to surrender the fort to the enemy; to surrender the stolen goods to the police.
2.
to give (oneself) up, as to the police.
3.
to give (oneself) up to some influence, course, emotion, etc.:
He surrendered himself to a life of hardship.
4.
to give up, abandon, or relinquish (comfort, hope, etc.).
5.
to yield or resign (an office, privilege, etc.) in favor of another.
verb (used without object)
6.
to give oneself up, as into the power of another; submit or yield.
noun
7.
the act or an instance of surrendering.
8.
Insurance. the voluntary abandonment of a life-insurance policy by the owner for any of its nonforfeiture values.
9.
the deed by which a legal surrendering is made.
verb
1.
(transitive) to relinquish to the control or possession of another under duress or on demand: to surrender a city
2.
(transitive) to relinquish or forego (an office, position, etc), esp as a voluntary concession to another: he surrendered his place to a lady
3.
to give (oneself) up physically, as or as if to an enemy
4.
to allow (oneself) to yield, as to a temptation, influence, etc
5.
(transitive) to give up (hope, etc)
6.
(transitive) (law) to give up or restore (an estate), esp to give up a lease before expiration of the term
7.
(transitive) (obsolete) to return or render (thanks, etc)
8.
surrender to bail, to present oneself at court at the appointed time after having been on bail
noun
9.
the act or instance of surrendering
10.
(insurance) the voluntary discontinuation of a life policy by its holder in return for a consideration (the surrender value)
11.
(law)

the yielding up or restoring of an estate, esp the giving up of a lease before its term has expired
the giving up to the appropriate authority of a fugitive from justice
the act of surrendering or being surrendered to bail
the deed by which a legal surrender is effected

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