surrender verb definition in Conflict topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Conflict topic
[intransitive, transitive] to admit that you have been defeated and want to stop fighting; to allow yourself to be caught, taken prisoner, etc. surrender (to somebody) The rebel soldiers were forced to surrender. surrender yourself (to somebody) The hijackers eventually surrendered themselves to the police.

Explore other topic groups related to Conflict

War and conflict