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Synonyms for capitulate

to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

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surrender under agreed conditions

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It was disappointing how we capitulated at 2-0 and we are going to have to learn lessons quickly," he said.
If Britain had capitulated in 1940 to Adolf Hitler, then the reality of the situation is that today we would have been living under the rule of a brutal and fascist regime.
And the piece de resistance, as ACLUers in Texas say: A week before Christmas, the school board of Cobb County, Georgia, which had been placing anti-evolution stickers on biology textbooks, capitulated.
He told us he supported comprehensive immigration reform, then capitulated to a weak Congress whose only answer was a 700-mile border fence.
Then, in March 2002 Bishop Kamphaus capitulated after being issued with a second order from the Vatican to stop supporting the counselling service in his diocese.
Rather than encouraging all churches to engage in a respectful dialogue, they have capitulated to the intransigence of conservative factions from both within the Anglican Communion and other denominations.
Former party members stuck together and pulled for each other, and the new university administrators capitulated before this political pressure.
In time, however, a more established church capitulated to the larger patriarchal society and "forgot" its own liberating (and feminist) message.
After fighting Weyerhaeuser's hostile takeover for 14 months, Willamette capitulated in January, agreeing to sell the company for $7.
We are very, very disappointed that the Salvation Army has capitulated to the homosexual pressure," said AFA's Scott Lively.
56) when I concluded that customers' recent fixation on price was a reprise of the self-destructive mistakes they (and the foundries that capitulated to the price pressure) made more than 15 years ago.
A few months later, Auster capitulated and re-enrolled, but how bracing, nonetheless, is his wild accelerando of refusals, his "I quit," "I quit," "I quit"
In Denver last summer, a black church capitulated to right-wing pressure when it reversed a decision to host a conference on faith and sexuality.
After putting up an initial fight, the chains capitulated and agreed to make all their Connecticut franchises smoke-free.