What does succumb mean?

Definitions for succumbsəˈkʌm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word succumb.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    consent reluctantly

  2. succumb, yield(verb)

    be fatally overwhelmed


  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Succumb

    suk-kum′, v.i. to lie down under: to sink under: to yield, to submit, to die. [L. sub, under, cumbĕre, to lie down.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of succumb in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of succumb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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