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surrender

Law
a. the yielding up or restoring of an estate, esp the giving up of a lease before its term has expired
b. the giving up to the appropriate authority of a fugitive from justice
c. the act of surrendering or being surrendered to bail
d. the deed by which a legal surrender is effected
References in classic literature ?
Shall fugitives from labor be surrendered by national or State authority?
The foreign slave-trade, now imperfectly suppressed, would be ultimately revived, without restriction, in one section, while fugitive slaves, now only partially surrendered, would not be surrendered at all by the other.
From above they could inflict immense damage; they could reduce any organised Government to a capitulation in the briefest space, but they could not disarm, much less could they occupy, the surrendered areas below.
Astor became proprietor of one half of the Indian establishments and goods which the Mackinaw Company had within the territory of the Indian country in the United States, and it was understood that the whole was to be surrendered into his hands at the expiration of five years, on condition that the American Company would not trade within the British dominions.
On June 26, at least 400 suspected drug dealers and users surrendered to the Esperanza town police in Sultan Kudarat province.
Malkangiri (Odisha), Sep 4 ( ANI ): Four Maoists, including a woman cadre surrendered before police in Odisha after they expressed their ire over excess pressure from their leaders to carry out their orders.
CATARMAN -- At least 13 self-confessed drug users and pushers in this capital town surrendered to police authorities Wednesday morning to 'clear their names' and 'save' their lives.
17 ( ANI ): Fifteen Maoists have surrendered before Maharashtra Home Minister R.