capitulate to (someone or something)

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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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CNN said the corps, originally 30,000 strong, and the Governor General of the Mosul region in northern Iraq, were prepared to capitulate to US forces last night but it had been decided it would be safer to wait until daylight.
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.
CNN said the corps,originally 30,000 strong, and the Governor General of the Mosul region in northern Iraq, were prepared to capitulate to US forces last night, but it had been decided it would be safer to wait until daylight.