verb (used without object), ca·pit·u·lat·ed, ca·pit·u·lat·ing.
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Origin of capitulate
OTHER WORDS FROM capitulateca·pit·u·lant, nounca·pit·u·la·tor, nounun·ca·pit·u·lat·ed, adjectiveun·ca·pit·u·lat·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH capitulatecapitulate , recapitulate
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Example sentences from the Web for capitulate
“There are not 13 votes for this pile of crap Mnuchin is capitulating on,” said a third Senate GOP aide familiar with the discussions.Senate Republicans fume as Mnuchin gives ground to Pelosi in search of deal|Erica Werner, Jeff Stein|October 22, 2020|Washington Post
Even the liberal Chief Justice Centlivres capitulated, siding with the government’s appointees.What Happened When South Africa’s Supreme Court Became Unbalanced|Fiona Zublin|October 16, 2020|Ozy
SDG&E, Berkshire Hathaway and other prospective bidders pressured the mayor to remove the clause, and he capitulated.San Diego Is Headed Toward Another Bad Deal Unless Leaders Intervene|Brian Pollard|October 1, 2020|Voice of San Diego
These big cuts were coming and everyone in Sacramento capitulated.How Los Angeles and San Diego Unified Started Driving State Education Policy|Will Huntsberry|July 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Much like Jamie, he acknowledges—but will not capitulate to—the circumscribed world they create.
He knew his best friend, Chief Taylor, would stand by him and that Stilts would have to capitulate.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor is the stubborn, shrewd prime minsiter known to capitulate easily, or to misread public sentiment.
As he is walking out the door, the Japanese call him back, capitulate, and a happy medium is agreed on.‘A Hijacking,’ the Somali Pirate Movie Without Tom Hanks, Is Fantastic|Tom Sykes|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This meant that even if Saddam sought to capitulate, it would not suffice.
Yet is there an immortal courage and prophecy in every sane soul that cannot, must not, under any circumstances, capitulate.Complete Prose Works|Walt Whitman
Thence he moved upon Fort Beau-sejour, and forced the garrison to capitulate after a bombardment of four days.The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)|George Warburton
Called upon to capitulate in 1814, he threatened to blow up the fortress unless the allied forces at once retired.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Anderson agreed to capitulate and Wigfall hastened to so inform General Beauregard.History of Kershaw's Brigade|D. Augustus Dickert
Retreat was impossible; Mack was defeated on every hand, and he shut himself up in Ulm, where he was soon compelled to capitulate.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan