Word Meaning

Cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand; yield

Part Of Speech:



Surrender   Give in   Yield   Admit defeat   Concede defeat  


Resist   Hold out  


  • On 29 May there was a bombshell - the Belgian army had capitulated, reducing further the perimeter around Dunkirk.

  • This alone had made it possible to seize ocean bases from which to launch the final attack and force her metropolitan Army to capitulate without striking a blow.

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