Posted By: FoFong
Recapitulate - 08/25/14 09:21 AM
Recapitulate does not mean 'to capitulate again', but this raises the question: How did capitulate come to mean what it does?
Posted By: A C Bowden
Re: Capitulate - 03/26/15 12:09 AM
'Capitulate' comes from Latin capitulum, 'chapter'. It originally meant 'to draw up terms of surrender (chapter by chapter)'.
Posted By: LukeJavan8
Re: Capitulate - 03/26/15 05:35 AM
You hit that one right on the nose. Exactly.