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Synonyms of surrender in English:


  • 1 the army surrendered
    capitulate, give in, give (oneself) up, give way, yield, concede (defeat), submit, climb down, back down, cave in, relent, crumble;
    lay down one's arms, raise the white flag, throw in the towel
    [Antonyms] resist
  • 2 they surrendered power to the workers
    give up, relinquish, renounce, forgo, forswear;
    hand over, turn over, yield, resign, transfer, grant
    [Antonyms] seize
  • 3 don't surrender all hope of changing things
    abandon, give up, cast aside
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  • 1 the ordeal ended with their peaceful surrender
    capitulation, submission, yielding, succumbing, acquiescence;
    fall, defeat, resignation
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