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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The delivery of a principal into lawful custody; A verbal act of admitting defeat; Acceptance of despair;

Usage examples (35)
  • The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in
  • Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hailed the passage of a bill that did not include what he called surrender dates.
  • He blamed the Amarnath land controversy in J& K on the Congress-led coalition for what he called surrender to separatists agenda.
  • Compromise never won anything; surrender is defeat. for more
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