surrender

[ suh-ren-der ]
/ səˈrɛn dər /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to give oneself up, as into the power of another; submit or yield.

noun

Origin of surrender

1425–75; (v.) late Middle English surrendren < Anglo-French surrender, Old French surrendre to give up, equivalent to sur- sur-1 + rendre to render1; (noun) < Anglo-French; Old French surrendre, noun use of the infinitive

SYNONYMS FOR surrender

OTHER WORDS FROM surrender

synonym study for surrender

1. See yield.
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surrender
/ (səˈrɛndə) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of surrender

surrenderer, noun

Word Origin for surrender

C15: from Old French surrendre to yield, from sur- 1 + rendre to render
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