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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. surrender under agreed conditions;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Capitulate \Ca*pit"u*late\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Capitulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Capitulating.] [LL. capitulatus, p. p. of capitulare to capitulate: cf. F. capituler. See Capitular, n.] 1. To settle or draw up the heads or terms of an agreement, as in chapters or articles; to agree. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] There capitulates with the king . . . to take to wife his daughter Mary. --Heylin. [1913 Webster] There is no reason why the reducing of any agreement to certain heads or capitula should not be called to capitulate. --Trench. [1913 Webster] 2. To surrender on terms agreed upon (usually, drawn up under several heads); as, an army or a garrison capitulates. [1913 Webster] The Irish, after holding out a week, capitulated. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Capitulate \Ca*pit"u*late\, v. t. To surrender or transfer, as an army or a fortress, on certain conditions. [R.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

capitulate v 1: surrender under agreed conditions
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "capitulate": abandon, acknowledge defeat, acquiesce, beg a truce, bow, cave, cede, come to terms, concede, cry pax, cry quits, defer, give in, give over, give up, implore mercy, knuckle, knuckle under, pray for quarter, relent, relinquish, renounce, say uncle, submit, succumb, surrender, yield, yield the palm