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1. succumb

verb. ['səˈkʌm'] consent reluctantly.

Synonyms

  • yield
  • give in
  • accept
  • knuckle under
  • go for
  • submit
  • defer
  • consent
  • bow
  • buckle under

Antonyms

  • log in
  • dock
  • get on
  • come

Etymology

  • succomber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • succumbere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Succumb

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  • grum
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  • from
  • drumm

How do you pronounce succumb?

Pronounce succumb as səˈkəm.

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How do you spell succumb? Is it succum ?

A common misspelling of succumb is succum

Example sentences of the word succumb


1. Verb, base form
Mature pines that are in good health are less likely to succumb to a borer assault.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Lambs are vulnerable to various diseases, and many of them succumb to these ailments.

Quotes containing the word succumb


1. The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.
- Woody Allen

2. A strong man does not succumb to pressures, he knows that without pressures he will not find pleasures and so he will not be made.
- Jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

3. It is in the darkest hour, when we are faced with our deepest most wrenching fears, that we are given the greatest strength. The choice is whether we succumb to the fear or rise with courage to face our truth and shine our brilliance as our sword of valor.
- Monika Zands

2. succumb

verb. ['səˈkʌm'] be fatally overwhelmed.

Synonyms

  • exit
  • pop off
  • conk
  • expire
  • die
  • pass
  • pass away
  • perish
  • drop dead
  • croak
  • give-up the ghost
  • go
  • decease
  • buy the farm
  • yield
  • kick the bucket
  • cash in one's chips
  • choke

Antonyms

  • survive
  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in

Etymology

  • succomber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • succumbere (Latin)
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