Surrender and Yield


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Surrender verb – To give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress.
Usage example: the commander surrendered the garrison without having fired a single shot

Yield is a synonym for surrender in capitulate topic. In some cases you can use "Yield" instead the word "Surrender" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like behaviour, action, keep, succumb. popular alternative
Nearby Words: surrendered, surrendering
Synonyms for Surrender


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Yield verb – To give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit).
Usage example: I finally yielded to temptation and had a bowl of ice cream

Surrender is a synonym for yield in relinquish topic. You can use "Surrender" instead the word "Yield" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as behaviour, action, grant, keep. popular alternative
Nearby Words: yielding, yielded
Synonyms for Yield

How words are described

total total surrender total yield
entire entire surrender entire yield
final final surrender final yield

Common collocations

power surrender power yield power
coin surrender coin yield coin
bounty surrender bounty yield bounty
weapon surrender weapon yield weapon
Other nouns: sword.

Both words in one sentence

  • The best example is Shino, who gets Kiba to surrender their qualifier match in Sasuke's tournament by grabbing him in a submission hold and then threatening to break his arm if Kiba doesn't yield.
  • Tabletop Game / Vampire: The Requiem The Dark Side — Quite a few: The Gangrel get the Red Surrender, which allows them to yield more power from going into Frenzy.
  • Insignia Rip-Off Ritual This trope occurs several times throughout the D'Artagnan Romances, with characters breaking their swords over their knee when they surrender, yield or refuse to obey the King, effectively quitting their job.
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