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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
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