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synonyms for capitulating

  • bow
  • cave in
  • cede
  • concede
  • defer
  • relent
  • succumb
  • surrender
  • fold
  • submit
  • yield
  • buckle under
  • come across
  • come to terms
  • give away the store
  • give out
  • give up
  • knuckle under
  • put out

antonyms for capitulating

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  • conquer
  • defend
  • fight
  • win
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How to use capitulating in a sentence

I will tell you a secret, Chevalier; my only reason for capitulating was because I was short of powder.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
Oh, hang your morality, Mr. Joseph; it's rather good fun to see the 'insolent beauty' of the season capitulating.
ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
"Yet those were stern terms demanded from capitulating Louisbourg," spoke the Abbe thoughtfully.
FRENCH AND ENGLISHEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
I feel as much as you, Mr. Redgauntlet, the delicacy of capitulating with our sovereign in his present condition.
RED GAUNTLETSIR WALTER SCOTT
It is natural to oppose one extreme by another; and those who avoid both easily appear to be capitulating with error.
THE HISTORY OF FREEDOMJOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG-ACTON
They were told that they had now no chance of being relieved, and were exhorted to save their lives by capitulating.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
But many of the Irish chiefs loudly declared that it was time to think of capitulating.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
She did most of the talking while he barely listened, being conscious only of the thumping of his capitulating heart.
BANKED FIRESE. W. (ETHEL WINIFRED) SAVI
There is an old story, that the county of Kent, on capitulating, made good conditions for itself.
A HISTORY OF ENGLAND PRINCIPALLY IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, VOLUME I (OF 6)LEOPOLD VON RANKE
Is it realized by the people of this country that America has already saved us from capitulating to the enemy?
CURRENT HISTORY, VOL. VIII, NO. 3, JUNE 1918VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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