\səɹˈɛndə], \səɹˈɛndə], \s_ə_ɹ_ˈɛ_n_d_ə]\
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- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
The voluntary cancellation of the legal liability of the company by the insured and beneficiary for a consideration (called the surrender value).
To yield to the power of another; to give or deliver up possession of (anything) upon compulsion or demand; as, to surrender one's person to an enemy or to an officer; to surrender a fort or a ship.
To give up possession of; to yield; to resign; as, to surrender a right, privilege, or advantage.
To yield to any influence, emotion, passion, or power; -- used reflexively; as, to surrender one's self to grief, to despair, to indolence, or to sleep.
To yield; to render or deliver up; to give up; as, a principal surrendered by his bail, a fugitive from justice by a foreign state, or a particular estate by the tenant thereof to him in remainder or reversion.
To give up one's self into the power of another; to yield; as, the enemy, seeing no way of escape, surrendered at the first summons.
The act of surrendering; the act of yielding, or resigning one's person, or the possession of something, into the power of another; as, the surrender of a castle to an enemy; the surrender of a right.
The giving up of a principal into lawful custody by his bail.
The delivery up of fugitives from justice by one government to another, as by a foreign state. See Extradition.
- Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
By Noah Webster.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
- The american dictionary of the english language.
By Daniel Lyons
- The Clarendon dictionary
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
- The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language