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verb as in giving up

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At least one witness stated that Brown was surrendering with his hands in the air when he was shot.

Seek sanctuary in the justice systems of your home countries by surrendering yourselves.

The pathologists suggested at a press conference on Monday that Brown might have been shot while surrendering with his hands up.

That Brown was unarmed and, according to many on the streets of Ferguson, surrendering to police, is the cause of rage here.

And so, prior to formally surrendering, Escobar began construction on The Cathedral.

Sometimes societies of a quasi religious character exist which persons join, surrendering their property and receiving support.

But she escaped before surrendering, and Captain Jones sailed across the sea to America.

She glanced downwards with averted head, awaiting some outcry of gladness, surrendering herself to the quick clasp of strong arms.

Such devoted offerings by the young and brave surrendering up their lives raise us all above the fear of death.

She went with folded hands from one bed to the other, surrendering her children to their Father's protection in Heaven.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surrendering, such as: crying uncle, and throwing in the towel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.