surrender n

see surrender, v.

  1. Act of yielding to an opponent; resignation.
  2. Act of giving in to influence or temptation.
  3. Resignation of a cause or purpose; act of giving up a goal.

surrender [-ed, -ing] v

AFr 'to render'.

  1. Yield to an opponent; give up; resign.
  2. Give in; succumb to temptation.
  3. Yield one's life; die.
  4. Leave behind; discard.
  5. Give up one thing in exchange for another; sacrifice something.