Mustasim sent a deputation to Hulagu, stalling for time, but it was too late to surrender on favourable terms.
Can I surrender some lower-ordered priority to gain a higher-ordered priority?
Punishments may act as a deterrant, but once actually invoked, they make it psychologically difficult to surrender.
The proposal triggered a strike that shut down the city for a day -- and frightened Sarkozy into surrender.
The standoff was finally brought to an end when the father convinced his son to give up and surrender peacefully.
He voluntarily proposed to surrender himself to the besiegers.
There were but two things to be considered, sink or surrender.
This was to induce Jalaloddin to surrender without fighting.
She did not purpose to surrender her individuality; she would not become a dummy.
This order was issued on the 8th of August, before the surrender of Boone.
early 15c., legalese, "a giving up" (of an estate, land grant, interest in property, etc.), from Anglo-French surrendre infinitive used as a noun, from Old French surrendre "give up, deliver over" (see surrender (v.)).