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Synonyms for capitulation
kəˌpɪtʃ əˈleɪ ʃənca·pit·u·la·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. capitulation

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, desertion, flight, surrender

    Antonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. capitulationnoun

    a document containing the terms of surrender

    Synonyms:
    surrender, fall

  2. capitulationnoun

    a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

    Synonyms:
    surrender, fall

  3. capitulation, fall, surrendernoun

    the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

    "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, giving up, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloam, downfall, crepuscle, descent, yielding, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, fall, resignation, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. capitulationnoun

    Synonyms:
    surrender (by treaty)

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "capitulation":

    surrender, sell-out, abdication

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#253199declivity
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How to use capitulation in a sentence?

  1. Tina Byles Williams:

    We're seeing the final capitulation.

  2. Daniel Horowitz:

    You can only fool most of the people some of the time, every capitulation [congressional Republicans] engage in, every primary they win by getting across the finish line and they don't do what they've promised — it becomes that much tougher for them to defend.

  3. Roger Horn:

    People are selling what they can because they want to decrease exposure to Argentina. They've already taken losses, they don't see a way forward that is going to restore them, so they're cutting exposure, it's a classic capitulation.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    We gave in on the idea of them having to dismantle their enrichment, but even worse is the final capitulation, which was a giving in to a lifting of the embargo on ballistic missiles and conventional arms. I think even skeptics of the deal have been shocked by the degree of the capitulation.

  5. State John Kerry:

    Let me underscore the alternative to the deal we have reached is not -- as I've seen some ads on TV suggesting disingenuously -- it isn't a 'better deal', some sort of unicorn arrangement involving Iran's complete capitulation, that is a fantasy plain and simple, that our own intelligence community will tell you that.


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