- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||capitulates, capitulating, capitulated
||to surrender or acquiesce.
The vanquished nation was forced to capitulate to the terms of the victors.When his lawyer reminded him of the terms of the legal agreement, he capitulated.The police informed the rioting prisoners that they would not capitulate to their demands.
- acquiesce, assent, bow, buckle, cave in, comply, concede, knuckle under, say uncle, surrender, yield
- hold out, resist
- similar words:
- accede, agree, bend, call it quits, concur, consent, give, submit, succumb
||bow, buckle, fall
||capitulant (n.), capitulator (n.)