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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Surrender  \Sur*ren"der\,  n.  (Insurance) 
  The  voluntary  cancellation  of  the  legal  liability  of  the 
  company  by  the  insured  and  beneficiary  for  a  consideration 
  (called  the 
 
  {surrender  value}). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Surrender  \Sur*ren"der\,  v.  i. 
  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  summons. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Surrender  \Sur*ren"der\,  n. 
  1.  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  a  right 
 
  That  he  may  secure  some  liberty  he  makes  a  surrender 
  in  trust  of  the  whole  of  it  --Burke. 
 
  2.  (Law) 
  a  The  yielding  of  a  particular  estate  to  him  who  has  an 
  immediate  estate  in  remainder  or  reversion. 
  b  The  giving  up  of  a  principal  into  lawful  custody  by 
  his  bail. 
  c  The  delivery  up  of  fugitives  from  justice  by  one 
  government  to  another,  as  by  a  foreign  state.  See 
  {Extradition}.  --Wharton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Surrender  \Sur*ren"der\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Surrendered};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Surrendering}.]  [OF.  surrendre  to  deliver;  sur 
  over  +  rendre  to  render.  See  {Sur-},  and  {Render}.] 
  1.  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  ship. 
 
  2.  To  give  up  possession  of  to  yield;  to  resign;  as  to 
  surrender  a  right  privilege,  or  advantage. 
 
  To  surrender  up  that  right  which  otherwise  their 
  founders  might  have  in  them  --Hooker. 
 
  3.  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. 
 
  4.  (Law)  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  or  reversion. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  surrender 
  n  1:  acceptance  of  despair  [syn:  {resignation}] 
  2:  a  verbal  act  of  admitting  defeat  [syn:  {giving  up},  {yielding}] 
  3:  the  delivery  of  a  principal  into  lawful  custody 
  4:  the  act  of  surrendering  (under  agreed  conditions);  "they 
  were  protected  until  the  capitulation  of  the  fort"  [syn:  {capitulation}, 
  {fall}] 
  v  1:  give  up  or  agree  to  forego  to  the  power  or  possession  of 
  another  [syn:  {give  up}]  [ant:  {resist}] 
  2:  relinquish  possession  or  control  over  "The  squatters  had  to 
  surrender  the  building  after  the  police  moved  in"  [syn:  {cede}, 
  {deliver},  {give  up}] 
  3:  relinquish  to  the  power  of  another;  yield  to  the  control  of 
  another  [syn:  {relinquish}] 
  4:  hand  over  to  the  authorities  of  another  country  [syn:  {extradite}, 
  {deliver},  {deport}] 




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