Definitions for: Capitulation

[n] the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
[n] a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

Webster (1913) Definition: Ca*pit`u*la"tion, n. [Cf. F. capitulation, LL.
1. A reducing to heads or articles; a formal agreement.

With special capitulation that neither the Scots nor
the French shall refortify. --Bp. Burnet.

2. The act of capitulating or surrendering to an emeny upon
stipulated terms.

3. The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or

Synonyms: fall, surrender

See Also: loss, recap, recapitulation, review, summary

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