Definitions for succumbsəˈkʌm

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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.]

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