HyperDic: succumb

English > 2 senses of the word succumb:
VERBcommunicationsuccumb, yield, give in, knuckle under, buckle underconsent reluctantly
stativesuccumb, yieldbe fatally overwhelmed
succumb > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > succumb: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningconsent reluctantly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsyield, give in, knuckle under, buckle under
Narrowersubmit, bow, defer, accede, give inYield to another's wish / wish or opinion
Broaderaccept, consent, go forGive an affirmative reply to
Spanishceder, claudicar, conceder, consentir, doblegarse, sucumbir
Catalancedir, concedir, consentir, sucumbir
English > succumb: 2 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe fatally overwhelmed.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
Oppositesurvive, pull through, pull round, come through, make itContinue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

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