surrender
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surrender(
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rehn
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (giving up)
a. la rendición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The dictator escaped following the surrender of the city.El dictador escapó tras la rendición de la ciudad.
2. (handover)
a. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The allies demanded the surrender of all weapons.Los aliados exigieron la entrega de todas las armas.
3. (insurance)
a. el rescate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What do I need to do to request the surrender of the policy?¿Qué hay que hacer para solicitar el rescate de la póliza?
4. (legal)
a. la cesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The debtor may resort to voluntary surrender of property.El deudor puede recurrir a la cesión voluntaria de bienes.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to give in)
a. rendirse
Stop firing! We surrender.¡Dejen de disparar! Nos rendimos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to hand over)
a. entregar
You will be required to surrender your passport to the police.Tendrá que entregar su pasaporte a la policía.
b. rendir
The paramilitaries agreed to surrender their weapons.Los paramilitares aceptaron rendir sus armas.
7. (to relinquish)
a. renunciar a
They have surrendered their right to anonymity.Han renunciado a su derecho al anonimato.
8. (to yield)
a. rendirse
The missionaries surrendered themselves to the will of God.Los misioneros se rindieron a la voluntad de Dios.
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surrender
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of army)
a. la rendición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of weapons)
a. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
no surrender!¡no nos rendiremos!
3. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
surrender valuevalor de rescate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (fortress, town)
a. rendir, entregar
5. (right, possessions)
a. renunciar a
6. (advantage)
a. perder
to surrender control of somethingentregar el control de algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (general)
a. rendirse
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surrender [səˈrendəʳ]
noun
1 (capitulation) (Mil) rendición (f); claudicación (f)
the government's apparent surrender to demands made by religious militants depression is a partial surrender to death a look of disbelief came into his eyes but it was replaced by one of surrender
no surrender! ¡no nos rendimos nunca!
2 (handover) [of weapons] entrega (f)
3 (Jur) [of lease, property] cesión (f)
4 (Insurance) [of policy] rescate (m) (previo al vencimiento)
intransitive verb
(Mil) rendirse
we will never surrender the rebels who took over the army barracks surrendered unconditionally after loyalist forces opened fire
I surrender! ¡me rindo!; to surrender to the police entregarse a la policía; to surrender to despair abandonarse or entregarse a la desesperación
she surrendered to the rhythm of the guitars I felt sure he would eventually surrender to the charms of Miss Gibbons he must decide either to curb his appetites or surrender to them when the guitars start up, that's it, no contest, you've no choice but to surrender to the rhythm we'll never surrender to the terrorists to surrender to the police the protesters surrendered to the police after about an hour
transitive verb
1 (Mil) [+weapons] rendir; entregar; [+territory, city] entregar
they surrendered the city to the invading forces the United States would never surrender this territory the Contras had so far refused to surrender their weapons \they refused to surrender their arms\ to the peacekeeping force the ruling class will not easily surrender wealth and power Mrs Thatcher said that if a country surrendered its control over monetary policy it wouldn't have much sovereignty left the rebels finally agreed to surrender control of the airport
to surrender o.s. (Mil) rendirse; (to police) entregarse; to surrender o.s. to despair abandonarse or entregarse a la desesperación
to surrender o.s. to remorse abandonarse al remordimiento
I surrendered myself to his charms me rendí a or ante sus encantos
2 (renounce, give up) [+claim, right] renunciar a
Nadia had to fill out forms surrendering her rights to the property
[+lease, ownership] ceder; [+hope] abandonar
3 (hand over) [+passport, ticket] entregar; hacer entrega de (formal)
surrender your ticket at the barrier they have been ordered to surrender their passports
4 (redeem) [+insurance policy] rescatar (antes del vencimiento)
whatever you do, don't surrender your life insurance or endowment policy if you need cash
modifier
surrender value (n) valor (m) de rescate
if you cash the bond in early, its surrender value will probably be less than waht you originally invested
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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