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

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. capitulation

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, desertion, flight, surrender

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. capitulationnoun

    Synonyms:
    surrender (by treaty)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "capitulation":

    surrender, sell-out, abdication

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How to use capitulation in a sentence?

  1. Mohammed Ali Shabani:

    Back (in 2012) there was a deal which was on the horizon, and there was a ramp off for all sides in a face-saving manner, this time the deal which was reached has been abrogated and the demands of the US go far beyond the nuclear issue to in effect demand total Iranian capitulation.

  2. Chris Jarvis:

    With the worst of the bad news priced in following last weeks capitulation trade, a very shorted oil market has traders running for cover, we continue to believe the pressures that have created this downdraft for oil prices are beginning to deflate and subside. Aggressive short traders are now paying the price.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    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.

  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. Lena Komileva:

    But it does suggest a capitulation in investor confidence in the ability of central banks to reflate global growth or prevent another downturn. And that's not a good confidence signal.

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