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capitulated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 




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