What does succumb mean?

Definitions for succumb
səˈkʌmsuc·cumb

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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

Wiktionary

  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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of succumb in a Sentence

  1. Keith Mortman:

    For these patients who essentially present in progressive respiratory failure, the damage to the lungs is rapid and widespread( as evidenced in the VR video), unfortunately, once damaged to this degree, the lungs can take a long time to heal. For approximately 2-4 %( depending on which numbers you believe) of patients with Covid-19, the damage is irreversible and they will succumb to the disease.

  2. William Makepeace Thackeray:

    Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields; or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.

  3. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Do not succumb to any success.You must record what has not yet registered and try again relentlessly.

  4. Edward Lyman:

    We know that these situations are not immediately life threatening, but the animal will eventually succumb to this if we don't rescue it.

  5. Russell Geekie:

    During a famine, death does not necessarily come from starvation, but often from disease as weakened people succumb.

Images & Illustrations of succumb

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