Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: capitulation
IPA transcription: [kəp,ɪtʃəl'eɪʃən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: capitulation, fall, surrender
    Meaning: the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
  • Synonyms: capitulation
    Meaning: a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
  • Synonyms: capitulation
    Meaning: a document containing the terms of surrender
Usage examples
  • The terms of this capitulation were faithfully adhered to on both sides: d'Aubigny entered Naples, and Frederic retired to Ischia.
  • At the very moment when Fabrizio Colonna in a fortified outpost was discussing the conditions of capitulation with the French captains, suddenly great cries of distress were heard.
  • The same impatience urged him to prevent the delay and danger of a siege, by the offer of a capitulation; and as soon as the Athenians heard the voice of the Gothic herald, they were easily persuaded to deliver the greatest part of their wealth, as the ransom of the city of Minerva and its inhabitants.