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Dictionary definition for: Surrender

1. (n) acceptance of despair

2. (v) give up or agree to forego to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"

3. (n) a verbal act of admitting defeat

4. (v) relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"

5. (n) the delivery of a principal into lawful custody

6. (v) relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another

7. (n) the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions) "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

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