Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun surrender

4 senses of surrender

Sense 1
resignation, surrender -- (acceptance of despair)
       => despair -- (the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; "they moaned in despair and dismay"; "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair")

Sense 2
giving up, yielding, surrender -- (a verbal act of admitting defeat)
       => relinquishment, relinquishing -- (a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.)

Sense 3
surrender -- (the delivery of a principal into lawful custody)
       => delivery, livery, legal transfer -- (the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another)

Sense 4
capitulation, fall, surrender -- (the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort")
       => loss -- (the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock")

Antonyms of verb surrender

1 of 2 senses of surrender

Sense 1
surrender, give up -- (give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered")
       Antonym of resist (Sense 2)
      => resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm -- (stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb surrender

2 senses of surrender

Sense 1
surrender, give up -- (give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered")
       => yield -- (cease opposition; stop fighting)

Sense 2
surrender, cede, deliver, give up -- (relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in")
       => give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

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