Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] SURRENDER NP1[agent] SURRENDER (NP2) to NP3
NOTE: compare carefully to sense 2; in this sense, there may actually be an object (NP2) "surrendered" (oneself, one's life, one's soul)--in such cases, the surrendering of NP2 renders NP1 under the control of NP3
The free press has surrendered to religious fanatics.
Twelve Tigers surrendered to the military in East Sri Lanka.
Who surrendered to George Washington in 1786?
In every encounter, she surrendered to love and was changed.
He surrendered himself to authorities.
She surrendered her life to God at the age of six.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] SURRENDER NP2[+possession] (to NP3)
NOTE: compare carefully to sense 1; in this sense, the surrendering of NP2 does not entail that NP3 has control over NP1
The town must not be surrendered to drunken louts.
He has surrendered his passport to authorities and is scheduled to appear in court.
Will surrendering my current vehicle hurt my chances of getting financed?
In 2004 she surrendered her license and retired.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2