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Synonyms for capitulate

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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Scanning my bookshelf, I note an Anglican author who celebrates an Anglican Donne; a Catholic who discovers a crypto-Catholic Donne; a Catholicturned-Anglican who admits to a guilty, apostate Donne; a Lutheran who enforces Donne's Lutheranism; a Calvinist whose Donne capitulates to the Genevan's lex terribilis; a skeptic for whom Donne doubts; an atheist for whom Donne feigns piety; a feminist whose Donne worships Sophia; and so on.
But both sides in the dispute insisted it already had, and both sides said they will be outraged if Disney capitulates to the other.
The pressure will become ever more intense until the blustering Milosevic capitulates and bows to the will of the international community
Bill Clinton, who cravenly capitulates his constitutional civilian power to the military, utterly lacks a value system hinged to the survival of human life and dignity, which is why he buddies up with Colin Powell.
In his speech, Clinton made no direct reference to joint American and British plans for military strikes against Iraq unless Saddam capitulates.