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noun 
  1. An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation.
Translations: 
  • German: Kapitulation
verb 
  1. (transitive) To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (Military) to yield (land, a town, etc.) to an enemy.
  2. (italbrac, intransitive or reflexive) To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in to.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zich overgeven
  • French: se rendre
  • German: sich ergeben, í¼bergeben, ausliefern, abtreten, verzichten, verzichten auf etwas, aufgeben (1,2), kapitulieren (1,2)
  • Italian: arrendersi
  • Spanish: rendirse
Etymology: Anglo-Norman, representing Old French surrendre, from sur- + rendre "render".


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