capitulate to

capitulate to (someone or something)

To yield or submit to someone or something. Sometimes, you just need to capitulate to your family, in order to keep the peace. I will never capitulate to your outrageous demands!
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capitulate to someone or something

to surrender or submit to someone or something. The general finally capitulated to the enemy. I won't capitulate in this argument.
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References in classic literature ?
She, too, was sure that Rose would capitulate to him.
I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies and dead institutions.
Better to cu-operate than capitulate to the ever-increasing financial burdens.
Sure, if agent Scott Boras is willing to capitulate to their parameters for an agreement, general manager Bill Stoneman probably would listen.
THERE was another sign of the times at Motherwell this week as their failure to capitulate to a greedy player (or probably agent) brought a positive response from fans.
NUNS coach Chris Tarbuck was scathing in his criticism of his players after watching them capitulate to Wharfedale.
Refusing to capitulate to toe-the-line rhetoric or the lure of vanilla banalty, these free-verse works present the concepts of pan-Africanist militancy, romantic spirituality, and a vicious attack against all forms of neo-colonialism.
They were charged with defending Mosul,Iraq's third biggest city and still in the hands of Saddam Hussein loyalists, According to American television reports the corps,originally 30,000 strong,and the Governor General of the Mosul region in northern Iraq, were prepared to capitulate to US forces.
The recently adopted Internal Revenue Service rules on hedging transactions certainly are welcome but, on examination, seem to do little more than capitulate to the decision on hedging rendered by the Tax Court in FNMA v.
Threatening to denounce dozens of targeted advertisers of WWFE as not being "family friendly" if they do not capitulate to his demands to withdraw support for WWF programming.
So upon boarding the team charter late Wednesday night, coach Phil Jackson had no choice but to capitulate to his players' desires.
Davis seemed to capitulate to the very real political volatility toward any proposals for more subways, or even light rail, across the San Fernando Valley.
But it is having no evident effect on Milosevic's refusal to capitulate to earlier alliance demands that he allow 30,000 NATO peacekeepers into Kosovo, and popular support for Serbia's stand against NATO still seems strong.