- IPA: /səˈɹɛndəɹ/
surrender (surrenders, present participle surrendering; past and past participle surrendered)
- (transitive) To give up into the power, control, or possession of another.
- (military, by extension, transitive) To yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
- (intransitive or reflexive) To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in.
- I surrender!
- (transitive) To give up possession of; to yield; to resign.
- to surrender a right, privilege, or advantage
- (reflexive) To yield (oneself) to an influence, emotion, passion, etc.
- to surrender oneself to grief, to despair, to indolence, or to sleep
- (ambitransitive, blackjack) To abandon (one's hand of cards) and recover half of the initial bet.
- (transitive, insurance) For a policyholder, to voluntarily terminate an insurance contract before the end of its term, usually with the expectation of receiving a surrender value.
- ((transitive) give up into the power, control, or possession of another) hand over, overgive
- ((intransitive) give oneself up into the power of another) strike one's flag, wave the white flag
- French: capituler, se rendre
- German: kapitulieren, sich ergeben
- Italian: arrendersi
- Portuguese: render-se, entregar-se, capitular
- Russian: сдава́ться
- Spanish: rendirse, capitular
- An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation.
- The yielding or delivery of a possession in response to a demand.
- (legal, property law) 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.
- French: capitulation, reddition
- German: Kapitulation, Ergebung, Ergeben, Aufgeben, Aufgabe
- Portuguese: rendição
- Russian: капитуля́ция