Synonyms of surrender


1. resignation, surrender, despair

usage: acceptance of despair

2. giving up, yielding, surrender, relinquishment, relinquishing

usage: a verbal act of admitting defeat

3. surrender, delivery, livery, legal transfer

usage: the delivery of a principal into lawful custody

4. capitulation, fall, surrender, loss

usage: the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"


1. surrender, give up, yield

usage: give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"

2. surrender, cede, deliver, give up, give, gift, present

usage: relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"

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