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Word of the Day - capitulate


How to Pronounce - Capitulate
How to Pronounce - Capitulate

capitulate – k ax p ih ch uh l ey t

Stop resisting an opponent

The army had to capitulate to the enemy.



Definition verb (used without object)

to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms:

to give up resistance:


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Synonyms for capitulate

yield, acquiesce, accede, give in.


Dictionary Entries near capitulate

Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol, United States, capitonnage, capitular, capitulary, capitulate, capitulation, capitulationism, capitulum, capiz, cap jib


First known usage

First recorded in 1570–80; from Medieval Latin capitulātus (past participle of capitulāre “to draw up in sections”), equivalent to capitul(um) “section,” literally, “small head” + -ātus


Word of the Day - capitulate
Word of the Day - capitulate

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