The Hashemites will not just surrender power and abscond to South Kensington.
Punishments may act as a deterrant, but once actually invoked, they make it psychologically difficult to surrender.
Can I surrender some lower-ordered priority to gain a higher-ordered priority?
early 15c., legalese, "a giving up" (of an estate, land grant, interest in property, etc.), from Anglo-French surrendre infinitive used as a noun, from Old French surrendre "give up, deliver over" (see surrender (v.)).