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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


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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