surrender [ suh-ren-der ]
Main Entry: surrender
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: giving up; resignation
Synonyms: abandonment, abdication, acquiescence, appeasement, capitulation, cessation, dedition, delivery, giving way, relenting, relinquishment, renunciation, submission, succumbing, white flag, yielding
Antonyms: fight, fighting, victory, win
Main Entry: surrender
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up; resign
Synonyms: abandon, buckle under, capitulate, cave in, cede, commit, concede, consign, cry uncle, deliver up, eat crow, eat humble pie, entrust, fall, fold, forego, give in, go along with, go down, go under, hand over, knuckle, knuckle under, leave, let go, pack it in, part with, play dead, put up white flag, quit, relinquish, renounce, roll over, submit, succumb, throw in the towel, toss it in, waive, yield
Antonyms: conquer, fight, surpass, win
Main Entry: abandon
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: leave behind, relinquish
Synonyms: abdicate, back out, bail out, bow out, chicken out, cop out, cut loose, desert, discard, discontinue, ditch*, drop, drop out, duck*, dump*, dust*, flake out, fly the coop, give up the ship, kiss goodbye, leave, leg it, let go, opt out, pull out, quit, run out on, screw*, ship out, stop, storm out, surrender, take a powder, take a walk, throw over, vacate, walk out on, wash hands of, withdraw, yield
Antonyms: cherish, defend, keep, pursue, retain, support
Main Entry: abdicate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up a right, position, or power
Synonyms: abandon, abjure, abnegate, bag it, bail out, cede, demit, drop, forgo, give up, leave, leave high and dry, leave holding the bag, leave in the lurch, opt out, quit, quitclaim, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, sell out, step down, surrender, vacate, waive, withdraw, yield
Antonyms: assert, assume, challenge, claim, defend, defy, hold, maintain, remain, retain, treasure, usurp
Main Entry: abnegation
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: denial, renouncement of something
Synonyms: abandonment, abstinence, eschewal, forbearance, giving up, nixing, refusal, rejection, relinquishment, renunciation, sacrifice, self-denial, stonewall, surrender, temperance
Antonyms: acquiescence, admittance, surrender, yielding
Main Entry: back down
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: back off
Synonyms: abandon, accede, acquiesce, admit, back off, back out, back pedal, backtrack, balk, beg off, bow out, cancel, cave in, chicken out, chicken out, concede, cop out, demur, give ground, give in, give up, go back on, have no fight left, hold back, pull back, pull out, recant, recoil, renege, resign, retreat, submit, surrender, take back, wimp out, withdraw, withdraw from agreement or statement, yield
Antonyms: go forward
Main Entry: back out
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: withdraw
Synonyms: avoid, back down, back pedal, beg off, blow it off, cancel, chicken out, cop out, get cold feet, give up, go back on, recant, renege, resign, scratch, shy from, surrender, throw in the towel, weasel out, welsh, wiggle out, worm out
Main Entry: bow
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: submit, concede
Synonyms: accept, acquiesce, be servile, bend, capitulate, cave, comply, defer, give in, knuckle, knuckle under, kowtow, relent, succumb, surrender, yield
Antonyms: defend, fight, overpower
Main Entry: capitulate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give in
Synonyms: bow, buckle under, cave in, cede, come across, come to terms, concede, defer, fold, give away the store, give out, give up, knuckle under, put out, relent, submit, succumb, surrender, yield
Antonyms: defend, fight
Main Entry: capitulation
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: giving in
Synonyms: accedence, bowing, buckling, conceding, giving up, knuckling under, relenting, resignation, submission, succumbing, surrender, yielding
Antonyms: defending, fight, fighting
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