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#218274 08/25/14 09:21 AM
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Recapitulate does not mean 'to capitulate again', but this raises the question: How did capitulate come to mean what it does?

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'Capitulate' comes from Latin capitulum, 'chapter'. It originally meant 'to draw up terms of surrender (chapter by chapter)'.

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You hit that one right on the nose. Exactly.


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