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Meaning of SUCCUMB

Pronunciation:  su'kum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  consent reluctantly
  2. [v]  be fatally overwhelmed
 

SUCCUMB is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: buckle under, give in, knuckle under, yield, yield
 
 Antonyms: come through, make it, pull round, pull through, survive
 
 See Also: accede, accept, bow, consent, decease, defer, die, exit, expire, go, go for, pass, pass away, perish, submit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suc*cumb"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Succumbed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Succumbing}.] [L. succumbere; sub under + cumbere (in
comp.), akin to cubare to lie down. See {Incumbent},
{Cubit}.]
To yield; to submit; to give up unresistingly; as, to succumb
under calamities; to succumb to disease.

 

 

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