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verb as in give in

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If Obama did it, he would look weak and appear to be capitulating to constituencies of the left.

He also pointed out that legalizing drugs would not mean that the government is capitulating to the cartels.

I will tell you a secret, Chevalier; my only reason for capitulating was because I was short of powder.

Oh, hang your morality, Mr. Joseph; it's rather good fun to see the 'insolent beauty' of the season capitulating.

"Yet those were stern terms demanded from capitulating Louisbourg," spoke the Abbe thoughtfully.

I feel as much as you, Mr. Redgauntlet, the delicacy of capitulating with our sovereign in his present condition.

It is natural to oppose one extreme by another; and those who avoid both easily appear to be capitulating with error.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capitulating, such as: cede, defer, concede, bow, relent, and surrender.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.