Succumb 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. [1913 Webster]

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