Delivery into the possession of another, such as vacating of property by the tenant before the lease has terminated so that the landlord may consider termination to have occurred; the giving up of a claim or a right; yielding to the control or power of another; the return of an estate to the one who has a reversion so as to merge the estate into a larger one.
A cause of ruin:
Destruction is defined as the tearing down or dismantling or killing of something.
The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
The act or fact of submitting to the power of another:
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