Synonyms of surrender in English:

surrender


See definition of surrender

verb

1‘the government surrendered to the Allied forces’

SYNONYMS

capitulate, give in, give up, give oneself up, yield, concede, submit, climb down, give way, defer, acquiesce, back down, cave in, relent, succumb, quit, crumble

be beaten, be overcome, be overwhelmed, fall victim

lay down one's arms, raise the white flag, show the white flag, throw in the sponge, throw in the towel, accept defeat, concede defeat

ANTONYMS

resist, withstand

2‘the republics agreed to surrender certain powers to the central government’

SYNONYMS

give up, relinquish, renounce, forgo, forswear, cede, abdicate, waive, forfeit, sacrifice

hand over, turn over, deliver, deliver up, yield, yield up, resign, transfer, commit, grant

part with, let go of

archaic forsake

ANTONYMS

seize

3‘to abandon the past is to surrender all purposeful hope of changing the world’

SYNONYMS

abandon, leave behind, cast aside, turn one's back on, give up, lose


noun

1‘the ordeal ended with the peaceful surrender of the hijackers’

SYNONYMS

capitulation, submission, yielding, giving in, succumbing, acquiescence, laying down of arms, quitting

fall, defeat

2‘a surrender of power to the shop floor’

SYNONYMS

relinquishment, surrendering, renunciation, forgoing, forsaking, ceding, cession, abdication, waiving, resignation

handing over, giving up, yielding up, transfer, abandonment