Student Thesaurus

One entry found for capitulate.
Entry Word: capitulate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) <one side finally capitulated when it became clear that they couldn't win the argument> -- see YIELD 3
2 to yield to the control or power of enemy forces <the city capitulated to the invaders after a three-day siege> -- see FALL 2