Translation of "capitulate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kəˈpɪt.jʊ.leɪt/ us

to accept military defeat

Their forces capitulated five hours after the bombardment of the city began.

to accept something or agree to do something unwillingly

The sports minister today capitulated to calls for his resignation.
capitulation noun uk /kəˌpɪt.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us

(Translation of “capitulate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kəˈpitjuleit/

to surrender usually on agreed conditions

rendirse, capitular
The city eventually capitulated to its attackers.
capitulation noun

Arsenal suffered a disappointing capitulation to Tottenham Hotspur in last night’s cup game.

(Translation of “capitulate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)