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- surrendre (archaic)
- (transitive) To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (military) 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
- (transitive, intransitive, blackjack) To abandon (one's hand of cards) and recover half of the initial bet.
- ((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
transitive: to give up into the power, control, or possession of another
intransitive or reflexive: to give oneself up into the power of another
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surrender (plural surrenders)
- An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation.
- The yielding or delivery of a possession in response to a demand.
- (law, 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.
an act of surrendering
the yielding or delivery of a possession in response to a demand
law, property law: the yielding of the leasehold estate by the lessee to the landlord