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capitulate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcapitulateca‧pit‧u‧late /kəˈpɪtʃəleɪt/ verb [intransitive]  1 ACCEPT formal to accept or agree to something that you have been opposing for a long time syn give in Helen finally capitulated and let her son have a car.2 formalLOSE A GAME, COMPETITION, OR WAR to accept defeat by your enemies in a war syn surrendercapitulation /kəˌpɪtʃəˈleɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
capitulateChanges in the law and the social security system force everyone, female, male, old, young, to capitulate.In June 1176 Richard laid siege to Limoges; after a few days resistance Aimar's citadel capitulated.So I suppose we are capitulating.It was the first and last time that management capitulated in the face of a departing mortgage trader.When Wittikind and his warriors capitulated, the revolt began to collapse.On July 11, the police appeared to capitulate to unionist demands.And, eventually, Pirenne capitulated with ill grace.
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Verb table
capitulate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycapitulate
he, she, itcapitulates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycapitulated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave capitulated
he, she, ithas capitulated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad capitulated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill capitulate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have capitulated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam capitulating
he, she, itis capitulating
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you, we, theyare capitulating
Past
I, he, she, itwas capitulating
you, we, theywere capitulating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been capitulating
he, she, ithas been capitulating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been capitulating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be capitulating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been capitulating
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