List of 426 Sets of Synonyms - How they Differ - Total of 2307 Words - 388

SYNONYMS: surrender, submission, capitulation.
These nouns denote the act of giving up one's person, one's possessions, or people under one's command to the authority, power, or control of another.

Surrender is the most general: No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted.
Submission stresses the subordination of the side that has yielded: Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of brave resistance, or the most abject submission.
Capitulation implies surrender under specific prearranged conditions: Lack of food and ammunition forced the commander of the rebels to consider a capitulation.

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