Capitulation definition

kə-pĭchə-lāshən
The act of surrendering or giving up.

Lack of food and ammunition forced the capitulation of the rebels.

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A document containing the terms of surrender.
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An enumeration of the main parts of a subject; a summary.
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A statement of the main parts of a subject.
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The act of capitulating; conditional surrender.
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A document containing terms of surrender, articles of concession, etc.; treaty; covenant.
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A reducing to heads or articles; a formal agreement.
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The act of capitulating or surrendering to an enemy upon stipulated terms.
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The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or surrender.
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An enumeration of the main parts of a subject.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
capitulation
Plural:
capitulations

Origin of capitulation

  • From Middle French capitulation.

    From Wiktionary