CAPITULATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CAPITULATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
capitulate
 v.  surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
Classic Sentence:
1  The planters' ladies were the last to capitulate.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  "Yas'm," said Mammy softly, capitulating with a suddenness which aroused all the suspicion in Scarlett's mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  Officially, Georgia's government had never capitulated but it had been a futile fight, an ever-losing fight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
4  But the next week she, too, capitulated.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
5  For five days the hens held out, then they capitulated and went back to their nesting boxes.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
6  Both mused a little while in silence, when Montcalm renewed the conversation, in a way that showed he believed the visit of his guest was solely to propose terms of capitulation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
7  Duncan remained to settle the terms of the capitulation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
8  It is possible that the Indians and stragglers of the enemy may intrude, in which case you will remind them of the terms of the capitulation, and threaten to report their conduct to Montcalm.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
9  Inform him that the general who signed that capitulation had no right to do so, and that no one but the Emperor of Russia has that right.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
10  Eight days before the capitulation of Paris he had just exchanged with a comrade and entered the cavalry.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
Example Sentence:
1  The enemy was warned to capitulate or face annihilation.
2  Their forces capitulated five hours after the Allied bombardment of the city began.
3  The enemy besieged in a few strongholds capitulated on the condition that they would be granted to return home voluntarily.
4  The club eventually capitulated and now grants equal rights to women.
5  The operation to seize the base — one of the Ukrainian military's last strongholds on the peninsula — was larger and more dramatic than at other installations where Ukrainian forces have capitulated steadily in recent days as Russia declared its formal annexation of the region.