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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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The court noted suggestions Price capitulated to management in an effort to mask AM's true condition were highly improbable and evidence Price forced AM to record $10 million in adjusting entries contradicted the SEC's inference of capitulation.
In Division One, FC Greasby capitulated 1-0 at home to Ashville OB while Bushell Athletic won 4-3 at FC Ridger and PSV Athletic beat Lions FC 6-2.
ZIMBABWE captain Brendan Taylor once again came to the fore on a day where Bangladesh capitulated to leave themselves staring defeat firmly in the face in the opening Test in Harare.
Two rounds and 12 holes in on Saturday he was sitting pretty, having not dropped a shot, but the Englishman capitulated with consecutive bogeys on the back nine.
Opener Claire Taylor smashed 70 from 53 balls to lead the world champions to an imposing total of 160 for five and in reply Sri Lanka capitulated to be all out for 81 in 16.
Chelsea are a very fine side but, at 3-1, we capitulated.
FORMER Republic of Ireland midfielder Ray Houghton admits he was disappointed with the way Celtic capitulated to Manchester United.
In reply, the home side capitulated to 122 all out inside 34 overs with Nottinghamshire seam bowler Charlie Shreck taking four for 37.
The visitors struck three times in as many minutes to establish a 3-0 lead within 11 minutes of kick-off as the Magpies capitulated in embarrassing fashion.
Napa is on the comeback trial after beating Jason Booth to take the title in July and has the guile to wear down his young opponent Haskins has the punching power but capitulated against South African Tshifhiwa Munyai in a Commonwealth title bid last October.
Warwickshire capitulated to 106 all out after winning the toss and electing to bat.
A free-kick on 68 minutes enabled Williams to collect the Bodorgan hosts' third goal, after which Queen's all but capitulated.
Is the homosexual lobby so powerful in the corridors of power that the judges and politicians have capitulated to them?
Ancic, aged 20 and ranked 20 in the world, and Rusedski traded serves for 20 games before Rusedski capitulated on the third set point.