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surrender

sur·ren·der

surrender

 
pronunciation:
s ren dr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: surrendered, surrendering, surrenders
definition 1: to turn over or yield to the power or control of another.
The general was forced to surrender his troops.They surrendered their guns.
synonyms:
yield
antonyms:
retain, seize, withhold
similar words:
abdicate, forfeit, submit, transfer
definition 2: to give oneself up to someone or something; submit.
The army surrendered at midnight.We surrendered to the music and danced the night away.
synonyms:
submit
similar words:
concede, cry uncle, fall, say uncle
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of giving up or surrendering.
The enemy's surrender came after a long fight.The police demanded the surrender of their weapons.