To yield to the power of another; to give or deliver
up possession of (anything) upon compulsion or demand; as, to surrender
one's person to an enemy or to an officer; to surrender a fort or a
To give up possession of; to yield; to resign; as, to
surrender a right, privilege, or advantage.
To yield to any influence, emotion, passion, or
power; -- used reflexively; as, to surrender one's self to grief, to
despair, to indolence, or to sleep.
To yield; to render or deliver up; to give up; as, a
principal surrendered by his bail, a fugitive from justice by a foreign
state, or a particular estate by the tenant thereof to him in remainder
To give up one's self into the power of another; to
yield; as, the enemy, seeing no way of escape, surrendered at the first
The act of surrendering; the act of yielding, or
resigning one's person, or the possession of something, into the power
of another; as, the surrender of a castle to an enemy; the surrender of
The yielding of a particular estate to him who has an
immediate estate in remainder or reversion.
The giving up of a principal into lawful custody by his
The delivery up of fugitives from justice by one
government to another, as by a foreign state. See Extradition.