Thesaurus / capitulate
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
To get the gavels and move things along, Democrats may have to give up much of their power and capitulate to McConnell’s request on the filibuster.
WHY MITCH MCCONNELL IS FILIBUSTERING TO PROTECT THE FILIBUSTERPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
“There are not 13 votes for this pile of crap Mnuchin is capitulating on,” said a third Senate GOP aide familiar with the discussions.
SENATE REPUBLICANS FUME AS MNUCHIN GIVES GROUND TO PELOSI IN SEARCH OF DEALERICA WERNER, JEFF STEINOCTOBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even the liberal Chief Justice Centlivres capitulated, siding with the government’s appointees.
WHAT HAPPENED WHEN SOUTH AFRICA’S SUPREME COURT BECAME UNBALANCEDFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 16, 2020OZY
SDG&E, Berkshire Hathaway and other prospective bidders pressured the mayor to remove the clause, and he capitulated.
SAN DIEGO IS HEADED TOWARD ANOTHER BAD DEAL UNLESS LEADERS INTERVENEBRIAN POLLARDOCTOBER 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
These big cuts were coming and everyone in Sacramento capitulated.
HOW LOS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO UNIFIED STARTED DRIVING STATE EDUCATION POLICYWILL HUNTSBERRYJULY 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
General Augusti was personally inclined to capitulate, but was dissuaded from doing so by his officers.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He stuck to the desperate situation by strength of arm, rather than capitulate with his conscience.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
All the castle had opened its heart to Mary,—even Sebastian; though the churchman did not capitulate without a struggle.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
When the Congress of Ghent assembled in 1576, the castle was occupied by a Spanish garrison, who refused to capitulate.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
Monarchies may capitulate, republics die and bear their testimony even to martyrdom.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
WORDS RELATED TO CAPITULATE
- back down
- bail out
- bow out
- buckle under
- cave in
- chicken out
- cry uncle
- cut out
- drop like a hot potato
- hand over
- leave off
- pull out
- take the oath
- throw in the towel
- walk out on
- wash one's hands of
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