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I am the constitutionally and legitimately elected sheriff, and I absolutely refuse to surrender my responsibility to the federal government.
Joe Arpaio

Meaning of "surrender" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SURRENDER

From Old French surrendre to yield, from sur-1 + rendre to render.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SURRENDER

surrender  [səˈrɛndə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SURRENDER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Surrender is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb surrender in English.

WHAT DOES SURRENDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Surrender

Surrender or surrendering may refer to: ▪ Surrender, capitulation ▪ Surrender, the relinquishment of one's own will to a higher power ▪ Surrender: the process of terminating an insurance policy in return for surrender value ▪ Surrender, starring Sally Field and Michael Caine ▪ Surrender, directed by Edward Sloman ▪ Surrender, starring Warner Baxter ▪ Surrender, starring John Carroll ▪ Surrender: the early relinquishment of a tenancy ▪ "SurRender", a commercial 3D rendering engine, see dPVS ▪ Surrender, a 2005 psychological thriller by Sonya Hartnett...

Definition of surrender in the English dictionary

The first definition of surrender in the dictionary is to relinquish to the control or possession of another under duress or on demand. Other definition of surrender is to relinquish or forego, esp as a voluntary concession to another. Surrender is also to give up physically, as or as if to an enemy.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SURRENDER

PRESENT

Present
I surrender
you surrender
he/she/it surrenders
we surrender
you surrender
they surrender
Present continuous
I am surrendering
you are surrendering
he/she/it is surrendering
we are surrendering
you are surrendering
they are surrendering
Present perfect
I have surrendered
you have surrendered
he/she/it has surrendered
we have surrendered
you have surrendered
they have surrendered
Present perfect continuous
I have been surrendering
you have been surrendering
he/she/it has been surrendering
we have been surrendering
you have been surrendering
they have been surrendering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I surrendered
you surrendered
he/she/it surrendered
we surrendered
you surrendered
they surrendered
Past continuous
I was surrendering
you were surrendering
he/she/it was surrendering
we were surrendering
you were surrendering
they were surrendering
Past perfect
I had surrendered
you had surrendered
he/she/it had surrendered
we had surrendered
you had surrendered
they had surrendered
Past perfect continuous
I had been surrendering
you had been surrendering
he/she/it had been surrendering
we had been surrendering
you had been surrendering
they had been surrendering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will surrender
you will surrender
he/she/it will surrender
we will surrender
you will surrender
they will surrender
Future continuous
I will be surrendering
you will be surrendering
he/she/it will be surrendering
we will be surrendering
you will be surrendering
they will be surrendering
Future perfect
I will have surrendered
you will have surrendered
he/she/it will have surrendered
we will have surrendered
you will have surrendered
they will have surrendered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been surrendering
you will have been surrendering
he/she/it will have been surrendering
we will have been surrendering
you will have been surrendering
they will have been surrendering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would surrender
you would surrender
he/she/it would surrender
we would surrender
you would surrender
they would surrender
Conditional continuous
I would be surrendering
you would be surrendering
he/she/it would be surrendering
we would be surrendering
you would be surrendering
they would be surrendering
Conditional perfect
I would have surrender
you would have surrender
he/she/it would have surrender
we would have surrender
you would have surrender
they would have surrender
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been surrendering
you would have been surrendering
he/she/it would have been surrendering
we would have been surrendering
you would have been surrendering
they would have been surrendering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you surrender
we let´s surrender
you surrender
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to surrender
Past participle
surrendered
Present Participle
surrendering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SURRENDER


agenda
əˈdʒɛndə
bartender
ˈbɑːˌtɛndə
befriender
bɪˈfrɛndə
bender
ˈbɛndə
blender
ˈblɛndə
defender
dɪˈfɛndə
entender
ɪnˈtɛndə
extender
ɪkˈstɛndə
fazenda
fəˈzɛndə
fender
ˈfɛndə
gender
ˈdʒɛndə
hacienda
ˌhæsɪˈɛndə
lender
ˈlɛndə
offender
əˈfɛndə
pretender
prɪˈtɛndə
render
ˈrɛndə
slender
ˈslɛndə
tender
ˈtɛndə
transgender
ˌtrænzˈdʒɛndə
Venda
ˈvɛndə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SURRENDER

surrealism
surrealist
surrealistic
surrealistically
surreally
surrebut
surrebuttal
surrebutter
surreined
surrejoin
surrejoinder
surrender to bail
surrender value
surrenderee
surrenderer
surrenderor
surreptitious
surreptitiously
surreptitiousness
surrey

WORDS THAT END LIKE SURRENDER

Alexander
ascender
calender
contender
descender
engender
gender-bender
goaltender
hellbender
lavender
mender
moneylender
mortgage lender
public defender
repeat offender
sender
sex offender
spender
suspender
vender
weekender

Synonyms and antonyms of surrender in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SURRENDER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «surrender» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of surrender

Translation of «surrender» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SURRENDER

Find out the translation of surrender to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of surrender from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «surrender» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

投降
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rendirse
570 millions of speakers

English

surrender
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आत्मसमर्पण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُسَلِّمُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сдаваться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

render-se
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আত্মসমর্পণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

se rendre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyerahkan diri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ergeben (sich)
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

降伏する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

항복하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyerahke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầu hàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரணடைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शरण जाणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

teslim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arrendersi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poddać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

здаватися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a se preda
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραδίνομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorgawe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge upp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

overgi (seg)
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of surrender

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SURRENDER»

The term «surrender» is very widely used and occupies the 13.998 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SURRENDER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about surrender

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10 QUOTES WITH «SURRENDER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word surrender.
1
Walter Annenberg
God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
2
Joe Arpaio
I am the constitutionally and legitimately elected sheriff, and I absolutely refuse to surrender my responsibility to the federal government.
3
Saint Teresa of Avila
We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.
4
Mahesh Babu
Over the years, with all the experience, I've become more mature about the subjects I pick. I have a better understanding of what works at the box office. Once the story is finalised, I surrender to the director and follow him. After that, my performances speak for themselves.
5
George Pierce Baker
Acted drama requires surrender of one's self, sympathetic absorption in the play as it develops.
6
Michael Ian Black
There is no word for feeling nostalgic about the future, but that's what a parent's tears often are, a nostalgia for something that has not yet occurred. They are the pain of hope, the helplessness of hope, and finally, the surrender to hope.
7
William Booth
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
8
Nathaniel Branden
Romantic love can be terrifying. We experience another human being as enormously important to us. So there is surrender - not a surrender to the other person so much as to our feeling for the other person. What is the obstacle? The possibility of loss.
9
Thomas Browne
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
10
Martin Buber
I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SURRENDER»

Discover the use of surrender in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to surrender and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Surrender
He has only two friends - his dog, Surrender, and the unruly wild boy, Finnigan, a shadowy doppelganger with whom the meek Gabriel once made a boyhood pact.
Sonya Hartnett, 2012
2
12 Shades of Surrender: Chance of a Lifetime\The ...
Presents a collection of erotic romance stories from such authors as Anne Calhoun, Emelia Elmwood, Megan Hart, and Portia Da Costa.
Anne Calhoun, Adelaide Cole, Emelia Elmwood, 2012
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The Surrender: An Erotic Memoir
But in Toni Bentley's daring and intimate memoir, The Surrender, she pulls the sheets back on an erotic experience that's been forbidden since the Bible and celebrates "the joy that lies on the other side of convention, where risk is real ...
Toni Bentley, 2005
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Surrender: The Heart God Controls
You will never know real joy, real peace, real success until you learn what it means to live a fully surrendered life,to continually say 'no' to self and 'yes' to God.Choosing the pathway to full surrender will transform your perspective, ...
Nancy Leigh Leigh DeMoss, 2008
5
Surrender: A Possession Novel
The thrilling and seductive sequel to Possession puts love on the line in a dystopian struggle for independent thought.
Elana Johnson, 2012
6
Sabotage Surrender: Book Three in the Sabotage Mystery Trilogy
It's time for the final ceremony of the River Heights Celebration, where four candiates are going for the Mahoney Scholarhip.
Carolyn Keene, 2011
7
No Surrender: My Thirty-Year War
A hero to his people, Onoda wrote down his experiences soon after his return to civilization. This book was translated into English the following year and has enjoyed an approving audience ever since.
Hiroo Onoda, 2013
8
A SEAL's Surrender
Subject: Lieutenant Commander Cade Sullivan Status: On leave Mission: He's home to take care of some family business.
Tawny Weber, 2013
9
Surrender
But underneath the comic surface of the story are deep questions concerning the nature of free will. This is a remarkable first novel, sure to impress and entertain.
Peter Learn, 2011
10
Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam
Rouse's vivid portrayal of her subjects and fluent familiarity with feminist debates and anthropological theory make this book a compelling new study, particularly in the wake of 9/11."--Faye Ginsburg, author of Contested Lives
Carolyn Moxley Rouse, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SURRENDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term surrender is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dawood's surrender offer was conditional, so we rejected it: Sharad …
In a separate interview to TOI, Shakeel said both he and Dawood had offered to surrender to Indian authorities via Mr Jethmalani but Advani came in the way. «Times of India, Jul 15»
2
Victory in Europe: Newsweek's Coverage of WWII Surrender
General Gustav Jodl, Hitler's military adviser, signs the document for the surrender of Germany's armed forces at General Dwight Eisenhower's headquarters in ... «Newsweek, May 15»
3
Nationalist Russian Night Wolves bikers mark 70th anniversary of …
... news agency reported Friday that more than 30 of the bikers placed red carnations at the site where Nazi German leaders signed the unconditional surrender ... «Fox News, May 15»
4
'Dawood Ibrahim wanted to surrender, CBI didn't go along'
Fifteen months after he rained death on Mumbai in 1993, gangster Dawood Ibrahim was ready to surrender and even spoke thrice to the then CBI DIG Neeraj ... «Hindustan Times, May 15»
5
Never Give Up, Never Surrender: 'Galaxy Quest' TV Show Is in the …
Variety reports that Paramount Television is working on a Galaxy Quest TV series. The original 1999 film subtly spoofs and honors the voyages of Kirk and ... «Popular Mechanics, Apr 15»
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The Original Draft of Grant's Surrender Terms at Appomattox
This week marks the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox. After the fall of Petersburg, Virginia, on April 2, 1865, and Richmond on April ... «Slate Magazine, Apr 15»
7
A Witness to Surrender
The surrender and its memory are preserved in many ways - scholarly histories, artistic renditions, public monuments - as well as in a letter home by one of the ... «Philly.com, Apr 15»
8
Lawyer urges fugitive Quebec biker to surrender before run-in with …
QUEBEC CITY — Two days after one of his most infamous clients escaped from prison by walking out the front door, lawyer Dimitrios Strapatsas urged Francis ... «National Post, Mar 15»
9
Indiana is close to allowing 'baby boxes' for people to surrender their …
Those give parents a legal way to surrender newborns at hospitals, police stations and other facilities without fear of prosecution so long as the child hasn't been ... «Business Insider, Feb 15»
10
Sanjay Dutt leaves for jail to surrender, returns home after 'news flash'
Actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the Mumbai serial blasts case, on Thursday left home for jail to surrender on expiry of his 14-day furlough but was back home ... «Firstpost, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Surrender [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/surrender>. Aug 2019 ».
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