surrender to

surrender someone or something to someone or something

to give up someone or something to someone or something. You must surrender your child to the nurse for the child's own good. She will give her right back. He surrendered his car to the bank.

surrender to someone or something

to give in to someone or something; to yield to someone or something. The robber surrendered to the cops. I will never surrender to my baser passions.

surrender to

1. To relinquish possession or control of something to someone or something because of demand or compulsion: The commander surrendered the valley to the opposing forces.
2. To submit to the control or authority of someone or something: The army surrendered to the enemy after they lost the key battle. I hope the suspect surrenders to the police soon.
3. To give over or resign oneself, as to an emotion. Used reflexively: When I lost my parents, I surrendered myself to grief.
References in classic literature ?
What will become of you if you don't surrender to us?
Complete surrender to a particular mood until the mood itself surrenders to the artist, and afterwards silent ceaseless toil until a form worthy of its expression has been achieved -- this is the method of Li Po and his fellows.
Each of them desired nothing more than to give himself up as a prisoner to escape from all this horror and misery; but on the one hand the force of this common attraction to Smolensk, their goal, drew each of them in the same direction; on the other hand an army corps could not surrender to a company, and though the French availed themselves of every convenient opportunity to detach themselves and to surrender on the slightest decent pretext, such pretexts did not always occur.
We attributed their surrender to the efforts provided by the local government of Sulu," Sobejana said.
If 50 residents surrender to the police when the authorities conduct what is now known as a 'tokhang' drive, how many drug personalities will the barangay now have?
Now, to go back to our example: If 50 of the estimated 100 drug personalities in a barangay surrender to the police (and to simplify matters, all 50 are pushers who surrendered themselves and their drugs), what would the new barangay total be?
QUETTA -- At least six facilitators of militants have surrender to Frontier Corps Balochistan in a ceremony held in Noshki, on Monday.
tax purposes, since the UK group relief provisions (a statutory scheme that affords an entitlement to certain commonly controlled company groupings to surrender or share losses between group members) restricts loss claim and surrender to U.
As is well known, Freud associates dreams of falling with anxiety and (especially in the case of women) surrender to temptation.
Wilson, human nature is characterized by archetypes; Speyer's recurring figures and erotically evocative palette (lurid violet, gentle green) seem to express surrender to erotic temptation as one of these.
OXNARD - A 39-year-old Oxnard woman was arrested Monday after relatives convinced her to surrender to the FBI, which was looking for her in connection with Ventura County's only bank robbery so far this year.
Donitz's readiness to cease hostilities on the Western Front and yet to continue the war against the Soviet Union required surrender to be concluded in a step-by-step process.
In a surrender to a creditor by deed in lieu of foreclosure, the consideration will include the entire amount of the liabilities encumbering the property.