- (British) IPA: /kəˈpɪ.tjʊ.leɪt/, /kəˈpɪ.t͡ʃə.leɪt/
- (America) IPA: /kəˈpɪt͡ʃ.jʊ.leɪt/, /kəˈpɪt͡ʃ.jə.leɪt/
capitulate (capitulates, present participle capitulating; past and past participle capitulated)
- (intransitive) To 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.
- 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 14, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (
please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
- (transitive, obsolete) To draw up in chapters; to enumerate.
- (transitive, obsolete) To draw up the articles of treaty with; to treat, bargain, parley.
- there capitulates with the king […] to take to wife his daughter Mary
- (surrender, end resistance, give up) wave the white flag