Succumb is defined as to give in to someone or something or to die.(verb)
An example of succumb is someone handing over their property to the government after a long court battle.
See succumb in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L succumbere < sub-, sub- + cumbere, nasalized form of cubare, to lie: see cube
See succumb in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb suc·cumbed, suc·cumb·ing, suc·cumbs
Origin: Middle English succomben, to bring down
Origin: , from Old French succomber
Origin: , from Latin succumbere, to lie under, yield
Origin: : sub-, sub-
Origin: + -cumbere, to lie down (as in accumbere, to lie down).
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