Definitions for succumbsəˈkʌm

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  1. yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under(verb)

    consent reluctantly

  2. succumb, yield(verb)

    be fatally overwhelmed

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  1. succumb(Verb)

    To yield to an overpowering force or overwhelming desire.

  2. succumb(Verb)

    To give up, or give in.

  3. Origin: From succomber, from succumbere.

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  1. Succumb(verb)

    to yield; to submit; to give up unresistingly; as, to succumb under calamities; to succumb to disease

  2. Origin: [L. succumbere; sub under + cumbere (in comp.), akin to cubare to lie down. See Incumbent, Cubit.]


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