Definition of 'surrender'
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Do be prepared to surrender control and overlook cultural differences in hygiene. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How do you lead when the enemy refuses to surrender? Christianity Today (2000)The invaders quickly surrendered and were held as prisoners of war. The Sun (2007)He surrendered his own life to save colleagues. The Sun (2006)Voucher can only be used once and must be surrendered upon use. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Find out what the surrender value is and the expected maturity value. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is impossible to suppose a whole squadron killed without one man surrendering. WATERLOO: Napoleon's Last Gamble (2005)He was also forced to surrender his passport. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When attacking a city they first demanded surrender. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Surely it is unwise to surrender any endowment policy? Times, Sunday Times (2009)They do not attain such a total surrender of consciousness. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Five surrendered to bail at the airport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Delighted by such courtesy, the envoys readily agreed to the terms of surrender that were proposed. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)What powers can it realistically reclaim having surrendered control of the club structure in 1992? Times, Sunday Times (2010)ARSENAL are not losing games but surrendered the lead because they have already drawn 10 times in the league. The Sun (2008)He said: 'We would be surrendering our influence for minimum benefit. The Sun (2010)But when it came, Bristol promptly surrendered the lead. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Fifth, if this should happen to you, the best thing to do is to surrender quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rather, they become battlefields for these groups, each of them fighting for absolute victory and not content with anything but total surrender of the enemy. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)
Synonyms of 'surrender'
relinquishment, giving up, handing over, transfer
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Translations for 'surrender'
British English: surrender /səˈrɛndə/ VERB
If you surrender, you stop fighting or resisting someone and agree that you have been beaten.
He called on the rebels to surrender.
- American English: surrender
- Arabic: يُسَلِّمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: render-se
- Chinese: 投降
- Croatian: predati se
- Czech: vzdát se v boji
- Danish: overgive (sig)
- Dutch: overgeven (zich)
- European Spanish: rendirse
- Finnish: antautua
- French: se rendre capituler
- German: ergeben (sich)
- Greek: παραδίνομαι
- Italian: arrendersi
- Japanese: 降伏する
- Korean: 항복하다
- Norwegian: overgi (seg)
- Polish: poddać
- European Portuguese: render-se
- Romanian: a se preda
- Russian: сдаваться
- Spanish: rendirse
- Swedish: ge upp
- Thai: ยอมแพ้
- Turkish: teslim olmak
- Ukrainian: здаватися
- Vietnamese: đầu hàng
Definition of surrender from the Collins English Dictionary
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