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Definition of Capitulating

Capitulating
Capitulate Ca*pit"u*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Capitulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Capitulating.] [LL. capitulatus, p. p. of capitulare to capitulate: cf. F. capituler. See Capitular, n.] 1. To settle or draw up the heads or terms of an agreement, as in chapters or articles; to agree. [Obs.] There capitulates with the king . . . to take to wife his daughter Mary. --Heylin. There is no reason why the reducing of any agreement to certain heads or capitula should not be called to capitulate. --Trench. 2. To surrender on terms agreed upon (usually, drawn up under several heads); as, an army or a garrison capitulates. The Irish, after holding out a week, capitulated. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Capitulating from wikipedia

- Capitulation may have the following special meanings. Capitulation (surrender) Stock market capitulation Capitulation (treaty) Capitulations of the Ottoman...
- military occupation of California by the United States, Northern California capitulated in less than a month to the United States forces. After a series of defensive...
- the right of the capitulating forces to surrender with colors displa**** or other indications of professional respect for the capitulating forces. For example...
- against his hosts once safely inside Valletta. Grand Master Hompesch capitulated, and Napoleon entered Malta. During 12–18 June 1798, Napoleon resided...
- border into Bulgaria proper as the Bulgarian army collapsed. Bulgaria capitulated four days later, on 29 September 1918. The German high command responded...
- Palace in Cairo and Lampson presented Farouk with an ultimatum. Farouk capitulated, and Nahhas formed a government shortly thereafter. However, the humiliation...
- USS Britannia (1862) was a steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat and patrol vessel...
- ore from Sweden, which the Allies were attempting to cut off. Denmark capitulated after a few hours, and Norway was conquered within two months despite...
- May 1940, Germany attacked France through the Low Countries. France capitulated in June 1940. By August, Germany began a bombing offensive on Britain...
- or captured 1,005,427 138,871 dead 143,000 wounded 723,556 captured, capitulated or interned ~250,000 civilians dead, including 162,000 Germans killed...