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capitulates

verb , present tense third-person singular of capitulate

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1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • one side finally capitulated when it became clear that they couldn't win the argument
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2 to yield to the control or power of enemy forces
  • the city reluctantly capitulated to the invaders after a three-day siege
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