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English verb: succumb

1. succumb (communication) consent reluctantly


Synonymsbuckle under, give in, knuckle under, yield


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)accept, consent, go for


Narrower (hyponym)accede, bow, defer, give in, submit

2. succumb (stative) be fatally overwhelmed


Synonymsyield


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it


Antonymsmake it, pull round, pull through, survive, come through









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