Part of speech: verb

To surrender on conditions; make terms.

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Usage examples "capitulate":

  1. If we don't worry her too much she is sure to capitulate." - "The Rebel of the School", Mrs. L. T. Meade.
  2. Had it not been for this, we had been masters of the Duke, and should have made him capitulate at our pleasure." - "The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009.
  3. He, however, somewhat regained his self- possession, and observed that, unless the conditions which he proposed were granted the army would not capitulate. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.