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Etymology

Anglo-Norman, representing Old French surrendre, from sur- + rendre ‘render’.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to surrender

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to surrender (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (Military) to yield (land, a town, etc.) to an enemy.
  2. (intransitive or reflexive) To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in to.

Translations

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Noun

Singular
surrender

Plural
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  1. An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation.
  2. The yielding or delivery of a possession in response to a demand.
  3. (law, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.

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