Definitions for capitulatekəˈpɪtʃ əˌleɪt
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surrender under agreed conditions
To draw up in chapters; to enumerate.
To draw up the articles of treaty with; to treat, bargain, parley.
To agree terms of surrender; to end all resistance, to give up; to go along with or comply.
He argued and hollered for so long that I finally capitulated just to make him stop.
Origin: From the participle stem of capitulare, from capitulum, diminutive of caput.
to settle or draw up the heads or terms of an agreement, as in chapters or articles; to agree
to surrender on terms agreed upon (usually, drawn up under several heads); as, an army or a garrison capitulates
to surrender or transfer, as an army or a fortress, on certain conditions
Origin: [LL. capitulatus, p. p. of capitulare to capitulate: cf. F. capituler. See Capitular, n.]
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