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


 verb: Peacekeeping 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.

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