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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